Author: Lydia Cross

Even Zebras Get Pedicures!

April 28, 2022

Our Hartmann’s zebras have exceptionally strong hooves – they are designed to walk across mountains! This strength, combined with milder winters, which means the ground becomes less tough, can make […]

We’ve welcomed more new zoo residents!

April 28, 2022

Egg-cellent news! Keepers have spotted our Humboldt penguins incubating eggs. Both parents will take turns incubating the eggs for around 40 days, and care for the young once hatched.  In […]

Watch the adorable moment two red-necked wallaby joeys emerge from their mothers’ pouches

April 27, 2022

We are very excited to have welcomed 2 red-necked wallaby joeys to Marwell! These adorable youngsters are already a few months old but have only just started to peep out […]

Dr Duncan East at Marwell Wildlife

We’ve Won a Highly Prestigious Queen’s Award

April 21, 2022

Her Majesty the Queen has given the royal seal of approval to our environmental commitments with a coveted award. The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development will be presented to […]

Another conservation success!

March 3, 2022

This World Wildlife Day we’re celebrating the successes of local plant life seen across our Hampshire conservation sites. Eelmoor Marsh is owned by QinetiQ and managed by Marwell Wildlife. It […]

Pygmy hippo among new arrivals at the zoo!

February 23, 2022

Zalika the hippo A female pygmy hippo recently arrived from Colchester Zoo and keepers report that although she is a little shy, she is gaining confidence each day and settling […]

Honeycreeper at Marwell Zoo

Important zoo update: protecting our birds against avian influenza

February 10, 2022

Great news! Our Energy for Life: Tropical House and walkthrough aviaries will reopen to guests tomorrow (Friday 18 March) at 11am! Updated 17/03/22 Following the confirmed case of avian flu […]

New arrivals at the zoo!

December 16, 2021

Banteng babies If you follow us on social media, you’ll know we recently welcomed two adorable banteng calves to the zoo. The youngsters were born to first-time mothers Dewi and […]

2021: A year in photos

December 16, 2021

We’re getting nostalgic and looking back at some of our most exciting achievements from the last year. From adorable births to our world-first ‘zoo poo’ initiative and vital conservation work, our […]

We’ve welcomed a rare new white rhino!

December 16, 2021

A rare new white rhino has arrived at Marwell Zoo as a welcome addition to the endangered species breeding programme. The four-year-old female named Zahra has joined us from South […]