Month: May 2023

Reviving the Sand Lizards: Marwell’s Remarkable Conservation Efforts

May 31, 2023

Exciting news this week, as our ecologist recorded the first signs of breeding among our reintroduced sand lizard population, reinforcing our efforts in conserving these very rare and special creatures. […]

Reptile surveying - Marwell Zoo - Carla Broom

Spring Surveys at Eelmoor Marsh

May 31, 2023

Now that spring has finally sprung, ecological surveys at Eelmoor Marsh SSSI are well underway. Every year, we monitor the animal and plant life at the site to add records […]

A caracara bird at marwell zoo perching on a branch

Meet our new birds of prey!

May 26, 2023

Introducing our impressive new raptors, a pair of southern caracara, native to central and southern South America. These highly opportunistic birds have a very diverse diet ranging from carrion and […]

Exciting plans in store for Marwell

May 25, 2023

By James Cretney, Chief Executive at Marwell Wildlife In my last blog, I mentioned plans regarding enlarging our snow leopard enclosure.  We want to have more of these amazing big […]

We can’t wait to see you this May half term

May 25, 2023

There’s tonnes to see and do on a day out at Marwell including our new trail, 100s of animals, adventure playgrounds, and more! We can’t wait to see you soon. […]

ancient yew tree at Marwell Zoo (1)

Our tree-mendous tree trail

May 25, 2023

Our tree trail is here to stay! Download our app to take part. We’re inviting guests to explore the many wonderful trees of Marwell as well as the zoo’s animal […]

Addax Addax Nasomaculatus Marwell Zoo 5

Conserving Priority Wildlife Species in Tunisian Protected Areas

May 25, 2023

In 2022, Marwell’s Tunisia team continued monitoring priority wildlife species across eight protected areas in close partnership with the Direction Générale des Forêts and the Commissariats Régionaux au Développement Agricole […]

Cotton-headed tamarins infant cling to their mother at Marwell Zoo

Tamarin Triplets!

May 23, 2023

We’ve welcomed incredibly rare cotton-headed tamarin triplets! The Critically Endangered infants were born to first time parents, Gurt and Mico on 7 May and keepers say they are doing well. […]

A ring-tailed lemur walking along the ground at Marwell Zoo

Our big birthday competition

May 22, 2023

We’re celebrating our 51st anniversary today… where does the time go!? That’s 51 years of conservation, supporting biodiversity, and welcoming you to our wonderful zoo. Thank you to our amazing […]

New bokiboky Lilith lays in the shade at Marwell Zoo, Hampshire

More than just a cute name!

May 19, 2023

We’re celebrating Endangered Species Day 2023 with our endangered female bokiboky, who recently arrived at Marwell to join our resident male, Nilo! Lilith, who arrived at the zoo in May, […]