Zoo News Archive

Marwell Zoo visitors treated to the birth of a rare Grevy’s zebra foal

October 6, 2021

Guests were treated to the sight of a rare zebra foal being born. The endangered Grevy’s zebra gave birth to a healthy foal at our Wild Explorers paddock opposite the […]

Animal news at the zoo!

October 1, 2021

Our foal has been named! Born to Dayimani and Davu, our Hartmann’s mountain zebra foal is now five weeks old. The little one is female and has now been named […]

Your support has been incredible

October 1, 2021

To everyone who has donated, fundraised, become a member or an adopter, sent us messages of support and visited us, we can’t thank you enough for your kindness during these […]

Boost for UK’s rarest lizard as over 140 are released back into the wild

September 23, 2021

A group of the UK’s rarest lizard – the Sand Lizard – have been released back into the wild in Dorset. Over 140 of these endangered species, bred at several […]

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A huge thank you to our fundraising superstars!

September 7, 2021

We have been overwhelmed by your incredible support Your fantastic fundraising efforts are helping us to ensure we can carry out our vital conservation work and continue to offer the […]

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Meet our new arrivals!

May 26, 2021

Meet our latest newborns at Marwell – a scimitar-horned oryx declared extinct in the wild, a Hartmann’s mountain zebra foal and some chicks in the Tropical House! Hartmann’s mountain zebra […]

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A tiny Humboldt penguin chick has hatched!

May 26, 2021

We’re celebrating the arrival of a threatened Humboldt penguin chick Keepers say the one-week-old youngster is growing well and is very responsive. Parents Echo and Lilly, two of the oldest Humboldt […]

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Hope for vulnerable wild snow leopards in Kazakhstan

May 26, 2021

“We saw that it is quite possible to conserve nature, one just needs to commit to it.”   Camera trap images from Kazakhstan have revealed that snow leopards and other predators including […]

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Our latest animal arrivals and moves!

April 21, 2021

You may have noticed a few changes around the zoo Our sitatungas have moved from opposite our okapis to the front of the park behind our Gift Shop. Here, they […]

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Meet our tiny Dorcas gazelle fawn!

April 21, 2021

The youngster was born on Mother’s Day to parents Maid Marian and Rashid during our closure. Keepers report the male fawned named Kivu is doing well and enjoying exploring the […]