Avian Flu Update

Following the announcement that an Avian Influenza Prevention Zone has been declared across the country, Newquay Zoo has implemented various measures to mitigate the risk of the spread of the disease. We are currently not in a high risk zone,…

Zebra sisters united at Newquay Zoo

Newquay Zoo has recently welcomed a new Chapman’s zebra to its herd, uniting two sisters in the process. One-year old Layla arrived at Newquay Zoo earlier this autumn and joins three other zebras: Sarah, Ziga and half-sister Luna. Both Layla…

Newquay Zoo celebrates a new slender loris arrival

This autumn, Newquay Zoo have welcomed a new baby gray slender loris. The baby, who is yet to be named, was born on 22 September to parents Sheldon and Ribke. This is their second baby this year, with another born…

New developments at our zoos

Newquay Zoo is part of Wild Planet Trust, a conservation charity which also operates Paignton Zoo in Devon, as well as nature reserves and field projects around the world. The health and welfare of our animals is always our top…

Endangered deer moves to Newquay Zoo

Newquay Zoo has just welcomed a new male Philippine spotted deer to join their existing female. Also known as Alfred’s deer, Philippine spotted deer are native to the Visayan Islands of Panay and Negros in the Philippines. They are a…

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…