Zoo News Archive

An addax calf at Marwell Zoo in Hampshire

Christmas arrivals at Marwell Zoo

January 21, 2024

A pair of cute new arrivals are settling in at the zoo following the arrival of a tiny addax calf and a special Christmas Day delivery in sitatunga form. Both […]

Happy 13th Birthday, Canela!

January 12, 2024

What better way to celebrate a birthday than with cake! Having a birthday during the festive period can be a bit annoying at times but keepers at Marwell made sure […]

Keeper Diary – Georgie and Zoe, Hoofstock

January 7, 2024

Hi there Marwell supporters, We’re Georgie and Zoe from the Hoofstock section! We’re two of the many zookeepers here at Marwell Zoo and we thought it would be nice to […]

Marwell Zoo's Marwell Hall

Important guest notice – 02/01/24

January 2, 2024

Update 03/01/24 – We are open again as usual (10am until 4pm) last entry 2:30pm. We look forward to welcoming you at the zoo! Due to high winds at the […]

New year, new offer!

January 2, 2024

The gifts under the Christmas tree may have already been unwrapped but we’ve got an exciting New Year’s gift waiting for everyone who buys an online ticket to visit the zoo […]

A close up of a mountain bongo calf's head and large ears

2023: A Year in Photos

December 31, 2023

Happy New Year’s Eve! We can’t believe another year has flown by already and 2024 is just around the corner. Take a walk with us down memory lane as we […]

A Magical Journey through the Chrimbo Limbo

December 26, 2023

As the festive cheer of Christmas fades, a magical world awaits at Marwell Zoo where Glow Marwell is still in full swing. Beat the gloom of the Chrimbo Limbo with our […]

Easy as one, two, three

December 19, 2023

After a raft of new arrivals over the summer our Hoofstock team has been carefully picking the perfect names for some of the zoo’s youngest residents. Amongst the youngsters receiving […]

A grevy's zebra wearing a GPS tracking collar in Kenya

We’re helping to safeguard the future of the world’s most endangered zebra

December 18, 2023

We’re helping to protect the world’s most endangered zebra ahead of a major infrastructure project that will cut across the heart of their habitat in Kenya. Conservationists from Marwell Wildlife, […]

A group of scimitar-horned oryx in Tunisia

Back from the brink of extinction

December 12, 2023

Marwell Wildlife is today celebrating after long-term conservation efforts have helped bring the scimitar-horned oryx back from the brink of extinction. The species was declared Extinct in the Wild in […]