Month: June 2024

tiger in the bushes at Marwell Zoo

Farewell to a big character

June 25, 2024

We are deeply saddened to announce the death of our male Amur tiger, Bagai. Bagai was a big character at the zoo and will be missed by his keepers, vets, […]

Greedy, confident and greatly missed by us all

June 20, 2024

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our 19-year-old female giraffe Makeda. The zoo’s Veterinary Team had been treating Makeda for serious dental disease for a […]

This International Pigeon Day we’re celebrating the beautiful Nicobar pigeon

June 12, 2024

This International Pigeon Day meet the closest living relative of the now Extinct dodo!  We’re celebrating the beautiful Nicobar pigeons at Marwell Zoo. These magnificent birds, which come from a […]

Teacher and students holding numbered sign saying "2,000"

Celebrating 2,000 kindergarten trips with Marwell Wildlife!

June 4, 2024

We’re celebrating 2,000 kindergarten trips with Marwell Wildlife over the last 7 years thanks to a partnership between Marwell Wildlife and Kids Love Nature Kindergarten. Since 2017, Marwell Wildlife has […]

Huge thanks to everyone who voted – we won!

June 4, 2024

We are delighted to announce the scimitar-horned oryx will have its own World Animal Day thanks to hundreds of Marwell Wildlife supporters. The first International Scimitar-horned Oryx Day will be […]

A child hops across stepping stones at Glow Marwell christmas light trail event

Glow Marwell is back and it’s going to be spectacular! 🌟

June 3, 2024

Become part of the magic and make memories to last a lifetime as Glow Marwell returns brighter than ever before. We’re lighting up the front of the park for a […]