Meet the team: Tom

1. What is your role at Newquay Zoo? I am part of the Living Collections team as a cover keeper, this means that I work across all sections at Newquay Zoo, but at the minute I am mainly focused on…

New panther chameleon at Newquay Zoo!

We’ve recently welcomed a new male panther chameleon to our Tropical House! Arriving at Newquay Zoo on 16th July, the chameleon has been off-show whilst he settles in, however you can now see him on display alongside our female panther…

Top 5 things to do at Newquay Zoo this summer!

We’re super excited to welcome you all this summer, so here are some top tips for your visit to Newquay Zoo: Tropical House First things first, an absolute must when you visit Newquay Zoo is our Tropical House. After a…

Our Tropical House is re-opening!

After a long 15 months, we are finally able to re-open our Tropical House as Government restrictions lift from 19th July. So, we thought we would give you a heads up as to what weird and wonderful species our Tropical…

Penguins on the move

We have bid farewell to 10 Humboldt penguins as they make the great trip to Dingle Oceanworld Aquarium in Ireland. Newquay Zoo is currently home to 28 Humboldt penguins, including the latest addition which was born back in April. The…

Bird Breeding Season is in full swing!

Bird breeding season at the zoo is in full swing, with two cygnets, one turaco chick and one stilt chick hatching recently. Last week our pair of black-necked swans hatched two fluffy cygnets. This is not the pairs first time…

Health and Wellbeing

Not only are zoos a great day out to connect with your families, friends and loved ones, but they are also great for your health and wellbeing in more ways than one.With many distractions in daily life it is extremely…

Palm Oil: What do your Easter Eggs contain?

Easter is almost upon us – cue many people of ALL ages tucking into one, two or maybe more chocolate Easter eggs across the long weekend. But first things first, how sustainable are your choices? I’m sure many of you…

Bidding a firm farewell to the Cold Snap

The recent cold snap caused a lot of disruption across the UK, with MET office weather warnings for snow and ice across most of the country, the cold temperatures definitely took their toll on daily activities. However, for zookeepers the…