Joy as endangered warty pigs born at Newquay Zoo

Female Visayan warty pig, May – one of the rarest animals at Newquay Zoo – has just given birth to two piglets. She and the father, who is called Randy, are part of a breeding programme that’s helping to boost…

Come dine with our Brazilian tapirs

We're offering the unique opportunity to visit after hours, eat delicious tapas and even to feed our Brazilian tapirs at an exclusive ‘Tapirs & Tapas’ evening. This special event, which takes place on Friday 27 May, will be the first…

Rare fishing cat Freya gets a new mate

The staff at Newquay Zoo in Cornwall are hoping that romance is on the cards, as a new male fishing cat (pictured) goes on display. The male, called Ozil, will join Newquay’s existing fishing cat Freya and it is hoped…

Wild Planet Trust raises £25,000 for Ukraine

Following last weekend’s fundraising efforts, Wild Planet Trust, the charity which operates both Paignton and Newquay Zoo, is incredibly pleased to announce that they have raised around £25,000 in donations to support the Ukrainian Zoo Community. One-hundred percent of profits…

Wild Planet Trust is supporting the Ukrainian Zoo Community

Wild Planet Trust, the charity which operates both Paignton and Newquay Zoo, intends to demonstrate its solidarity with Ukraine by providing opportunities to generate financial support for the Ukrainian Zoo Community. “We stand with the people of Ukraine, with our…

Newquay Zoo welcomes an adorable new antelope

Newquay Zoo has added a new nyala antelope to its herd. The female calf was born to parents Arnold and Arya last month and she has been named Nadja, which means 'hope'. Nyala antelope are shy animals that inhabit areas…