Loopy about Lemurs!

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Lemur Loop is open!

Lemur LoopGuests can now see our loveable lemur troop through the indoor viewing area in the Evolution Hub and also through the window of the outdoor walkthrough area. The walkthrough area is open to guests during the following times:

  • 10am-4pm until 4 September 2017
  • 10am-3pm from 5 September to 29 October 2017
  • 10am-2pm from 30 October to 31 December 2017

Please note these opening times are subject to change.

Lemur LoopOur new walkthrough, ‘Lemur Loop’ is home to four different species of lemur, allowing guests to get up close to these playful primates. Alaotran gentle lemurs (Hapalemur alaotrensis), black-and-white ruffed lemurs (Varecia variegata), crowned lemurs (Eulemur coronatus) and ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) are joined in the exhibit by a new species for Marwell - two green peafowl (Pavo cristatus).

Guests can enjoy sharing the beautifully landscaped habitat of these engaging animals in a new, themed exhibit at the giraffe house, focussing on the evolution of the species. The new experience, with both indoor and outdoor sections, immerses guests into a densely planted lemur environment.

Zoo staff are on hand to teach groups about the loveable lemur troop and their habitats; from learning about the story of lemur evolution and diversity, to taking part in observation and skills-based activities. Educational groups benefit from sessions planned around the school curriculum. 

Lemur LoopThe new exhibit is part of a £17 million investment programme, which will continue to take shape over the next ten years. The programme will create new and improved habitats for the animals and offer more immersive experiences for our guests. 

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I think it was very good day looking at all the lovely animals would love to come again luke, 14th April 2015