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 Members on the first two…

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…

Rare red panda born at Newquay Zoo

A red panda was born at Newquay Zoo on 15th June while the zoo was closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The panda is a female and has been named Emma. Her parents are ‘Germaine’, dad, who is 9 and…

Rare civet born at Newquay Zoo

Named Lam, meaning ‘forest’, the young civet, a fluffy ball of spots and stripes and a black tipped tail, was born on the 13th May 2020 to parents Nam (mother) and Bao. This is the second Owston’s civet to be…