Newquay Zoo welcomes a rare crowned lemur baby

We are celebrating the birth of a baby crowned lemur, which is an endangered species. Born on 24th June to mum Beloha and dad Xavier, the little one is progressing well and will cling tightly onto mum’s back or stomach…

Newquay Zoo welcomes first ever snowy owl chick

A snowy owl chick has hatched at Newquay Zoo – and it’s the first time that they have bred this species. Born on 14th June, one single chick hatched to the unnamed pair, who arrived at the zoo back in…

Capuchin monkey born at the zoo!

Newquay Zoo has recently celebrated the birth of a white-throated capuchin; a primate native to the tropical forests of Central and South America. The zoo is home to a small family of white-throated capuchins; Irazu (mum), Zaito (dad), their offspring…

African Lion Exhibit receives a makeover

Newquay Zoo’s pride of African lions have recently received a makeover – five brand new wooden platforms in their outdoor enclosure. The process of redevelopment began back in April, when the decision was made that the original lion platforms needed…

Eggs-citing news at Newquay Zoo!

A Humboldt penguin chick has hatched at Newquay Zoo. The chick hatched on Thursday 22nd April to parents Robin and Ringo. Keepers at Newquay Zoo are unable to sex the chick as of yet as they remain in their burrow…

Newquay Zoo delighted to welcome back visitors

Newquay Zoo is thrilled that they will be re-opening their gates to guests on Monday 12th April after being closed for a third time during the coronavirus pandemic since 5th January. The zoo will initially open to Annual Pass holders on the…

The three lions score in World Cup success

Newquay Zoo have some very exciting news for Three Lion’s fans. If you’ve visited the zoo before, you may well have seen that their 3 lions; Boss, Semira and Amahle love playing with an enrichment ball, which to us would…

Meet Newquay Zoo’s latest arrivals!

Whilst the doors to Newquay Zoo have remained closed since January 5th, they have welcomed a bunch of new arrivals. On February 24th two Visayan warty pigs arrived – one male from Yorkshire Wildlife Park called Randy and one female…

Newquay Zoo’s fundraising campaign receives a HUGE boost

The 1st Newquay Beavers have raised an amazing £8,500 by taking part in various weekly missions through lockdown earlier this year. One of their big missions was called ‘Zoom to the Zoo’, where all the Beaver Scouts were encouraged to cycle, walk…