Author: Marwell Team

The 2020 Great Grevy’s Rally

January 19, 2021

The Great Grevy’s Rally  This month Marwell took part in the 2020 Great Grevy’s Rally. The Great Grevy’s Rally is a national census of Grevy’s zebra. The rally brings together the […]

We are closed

January 1, 2021

Following the latest Government announcement,  with a heavy heart we must  close again as of midnight 4 January 2021. We need your support more than ever. While the zoo is […]

Our latest arrivals and departures…

December 15, 2020

We gave a warm farewell to our Linne’s two-toed sloth, Rica and will be welcoming a new sloth from Banham Zoo in 2021. Farewell Rica, hello Santos!  Our Linne’s two-toed […]

Endangered Amur tiger arrives at Marwell!

December 15, 2020

We’ve welcomed a new companion for our male Amur tiger, Bagai! The three-year-old female tiger arrived yesterday from Hodonin Zoo, Czech Republic. Valentina is settling into her new home well […]

We have a reopening date…

November 27, 2020

We’re delighted to let you know we will reopen on Wednesday 2 December and we’ll be spreading plenty of festive cheer! We know how much you’ve loved SUPERSIZED! and we’re […]

November’s Animal of the Month!

November 14, 2020

We’ve chosen our snow leopards, Irina and Indeever, as November’s Animal of the Month! This month, we’re celebrating our incredible snow leopards.  Snow leopards can be found in 12 countries […]

We’re closing…

November 2, 2020

Following the Government’s announcement of a second national lockdown, we’re sad to say we’ll be temporarily closing again from 4 pm on Wednesday 4 November until the restrictions are lifted.  […]

Animals enjoy Halloween pumpkin treats!

October 31, 2020

Our animals have enjoyed exploring some spooktacular treats ahead of Halloween. Keepers offered pumpkins to species across the zoo and each displayed different reactions and natural behaviours as captured in […]

Congratulations Justine!

October 15, 2020

Marwell’s Veterinary Services Manager Dr Justine Shotton has been named Junior Vice President of the British Veterinary Association (BVA).  Justine will take on the role for 2020/21 alongside her role managing our veterinary […]

Our newest arrivals!

October 15, 2020

We welcomed a baby Guianan squirrel monkey We are delighted to share news of a cheeky young arrival! On Sunday, a Guianan squirrel monkey baby was born overnight to first-time mother […]