Zoo News Archive

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

BRICKOSAURS! Evolution spinsaurus head

BRICKOSAURS! Evolution is coming to the zoo in 2022

December 13, 2021

We are excited to announce that BRICKOSAURS! Evolution, the world-first event featuring an all-new collection of 55 dinosaur sculptures, will be at Marwell from next Spring.  BRICKOSAURS! Evolution showcases over […]

10 Christmas gifts ideas for your loved ones

November 17, 2021

Get a head start on shopping for Christmas gifts this year! Our selection of wonderful and sustainable gifts is suitable for the whole family. Plus, by purchasing, you’ll be supporting […]

Marwell staff pose with refuse truck with zoo poo decals

Our world-first initiative harnesses the power of zoo poo!

October 28, 2021

Marwell Zoo has become the first of its kind to generate renewable energy using animal waste. Zoo poo from endangered species such as Grevy’s zebra, Scimitar-horned oryx, and African wild […]

Solar panels at Marwell Zoo

4 ways to lower your carbon footprint

October 28, 2021

With COP26 just around the corner, you might be thinking about how to reduce your carbon footprint. We share four easy ways to do just that! 1. Heating your home […]


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

Welcome, Inti Earlier this month we welcomed a male lowland tapir to Marwell! Three-year-old ‘Inti’ arrived from Chester Zoo and is settling in well alongside our female lowland tapir, Quito. […]

Frank Mead presentation

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 […]