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May 2016

Go Faster Stripes at Marwell!

On Saturday 14 June more than a hundred people of all ages took part in a stripy dash through the zoo, for Marwell’s Zany Zebras ‘Zebra Zooooom!’


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Prize winners

April 2016

Four adorable meerkat pups

We’re delighted to announce the birth of four adorable meerkat pups.


Experienced Mum, Macbeth, is looking after the playful siblings and teaching them the ropes. At four weeks old the pups are beginning to spend more time outside of their den and can be seen exploring their new surroundings.


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Martin Gibbins

March 2016

Birth of Critically Endangered Primate

The critically endangered Sulawesi-crested macaque was born on Monday 8 February to first time mum, Satana and dad, Douglas.

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February 2016

We're in the Top 20 Not for Profit Best Companies!

Marwell Wildlife has been placed at number 17 out of 100 Not for Profit Best Companies to Work For in the The Times and The Sunday Times lists for 2016. The Best Companies to Work For is an annual ranking of the cream of Britain's happy and motivated workforces.
As if that wasn’t enough, we have also been awarded the accreditation of two stars-an accolade reserved for companies regarded to be ‘outstanding’. Not bad for a first attempt!

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Best Companies 17 out of 100

Lesser kudu arrive at the zoo

A new African species has arrived at Marwell Zoo and is settling in next to the giraffe house. The two lesser Kudu named Kiara and Zazu came to us from Edinburgh Zoo. Make sure you pop by on your next visit and give them a big Marwell welcome!

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January 2016

Marwell News Magazine

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