Month: April 2023

The clouded leopard animal enclosure at Marwell Zoo development

How do you build an animal habitat?

April 28, 2023

Before we welcomed our new clouded leopard siblings, Kanya and Taevey in 2022, our teams did a fantastic job developing a new environment for them. The Habitats and Carnivores team […]

A Marwell Wildlife Community Scout in Kenya sits with a portable solar panel

Wildlife Conservation, Monitoring, and Community Scouts in Northern Kenya

April 28, 2023

Despite the difficulties imposed by the severe long-term drought, our Community Scouts increased their efforts during 2022. Regular wildlife patrols were undertaken to record species and engage with livestock herders […]

A nest-cam points down at blue-faced honeyeater chicks in their nest box just after hatching. An adult hovers over the nest looking at the camera.

Watch our chicks grow! 🐣

April 28, 2023

The arrival of a pair of new blue-faced honeyeater chicks is giving our guests a glimpse at behaviour rarely seen in zoos. Our blue-faced honey eaters are the only birds […]

Crowned Lemur Eulemur Coronatus Marwell Zoo Sam Sturdey

Important update: 6 May

April 27, 2023

Marwell Zoo will be closed to guests on Saturday 6 May, the Coronation Day of HM King Charles III and HM Queen Camilla. Our keepers and essential staff will still […]

Tiny boost for previously extinct Przewalski’s horse

April 25, 2023

We are delighted to announce the birth of a rare Przewalski’s foal who will join our harem in the valley field. These horses were extinct in the wild from 1969 […]

a woman photographs lemurs at Marwell Zoo on a photography experience day

Our mystery prize has been revealed… and it is HUGE!

April 24, 2023

We’re on the lookout for 12 stunning photographs that show the beauty and character of our wonderful Marwell animals. Whether you fancy yourself as the next Suzi Eszterhas, Nick Brandt […]

Important guest notice – 22/04/2023

April 22, 2023

Update: Our online booking system has now been restored Unfortunately, we’re currently experiencing issues with our online booking system and part of our till system. We are temporarily unable to […]

A wallaby sits in front of solar panels at Marwell Zoo

7 Budget-friendly ways to be sustainable

April 21, 2023

Investing in our planet doesn’t have to be expensive, and it’s not always possible to make big changes like adding solar panels to your home or ditching the car for […]

Goodness me, she’s a cute one!

April 19, 2023

We’ve got another new arrival to announce to the world and goodness me she’s a cute one! The new sitatunga calf, who was born last Wednesday morning (12 April) was […]

Amur tiger at Marwell Zoo relaxing and looking at the camera

Top 10 rainy-day tips

April 11, 2023

You can still have a great rainy-day at Marwell! Check out our top 10 tips to have the best visit when the clouds roll in. 1. Active animals Our animals’ […]