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Celebrate Valentine’s Day by naming a cockroach!

This Valentine’s Day, name a cockroach in honour of that un-special (or special) someone in your life! For a £5…

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Critically Endangered stick insects born at Dartmoor Zoo

We’re very proud to announce that we have been successful in breeding over 75 black beauty stick insects!  This species…

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February HALF TERM family fun!

Brighten up the grey of winter by visiting Dartmoor Zoo this February half term (Saturday 19th – Sunday 27th February)…

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Go wild for our Valentine’s 2 for 1 offer!

Show some love for Dartmoor Zoo! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and we’ve got a purr-fect offer for…

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Our capybara babies have been named!

All five capybara babies at Dartmoor Zoo have now been named! We’d like to officially introduce you to: – Lady…

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Plymouth Argyle Football Club’s Chosen Charities

We’re delighted to announce that Dartmoor Zoological Society (DZS) has been selected as one of Plymouth Argyle Football Club and…

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Come and Build a Snowman Trail!

Do you want to build a snowman? A winters storm has swept through the Zoo and poor Mr Snowman has…

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Capybara babies born at Dartmoor Zoo

Everyone’s favourite furry family has grown! Give a warm welcome to our new capybara babies! The five babies (four boys…

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Send a Christmas gift to your favourite animal!

Would you like to send a Christmas gift to your favourite animals at Dartmoor Zoo? We’re asking you to support…

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Let your imagination run WILD this October half term!

Join us from this Saturday 23rd until Sunday 31st October for an interactive trail through the Zoo and discover the…

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DZS is now an institutional member of WAZA!

We’re delighted to announce that Dartmoor Zoological Society (DZS) is now an institutional member of the World Association of Zoos…

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DZS Charity Ball

Dust off your bow ties and ball gowns and join us at Boringdon Park Golf Club on Saturday 16th October…

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Dartmoor Zoo Dinosaurs

Travel back to a time when prehistoric giants roamed the earth. Experience the wonder of dinosaurs and walk alongside your…

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Celebrate all things otter!

Join us this May half term to celebrate all things otter! As part of the Moor Otters Arts Trail 2021,…

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African Aviary Announcement

During the most recent lockdown, our keepers and maintenance team have been busy creating a brand new African Aviary! The…

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Dartmoor Zoo Hedgehog Rescue

We’re delighted to announce that after months of hard work, the Dartmoor Zoo Hedgehog Rescue, also known as ‘Prickly Hedge…

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Cameron Crowe becomes DZS Patron

Oscar winning Hollywood Director Cameron Crowe announced as first patron of Dartmoor Zoological Society The Hollywood Director behind blockbuster films…

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New arrivals welcomed

We’re thrilled to announce the arrival of two lilac-breasted rollers! The sibling pair, who have not yet been named, hatched…

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Two baby marmosets born

We have two female baby marmosets that we need your help naming. You have until 21st September to submit your…

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Reptile and Bug House opening

We are delighted to announce that we will be officially opening our brand new Reptile and Bug House this Saturday…

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Three new male geladas welcomed

We are delighted to announce that we have welcomed three new male geladas to Dartmoor Zoo for the very first…

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Reopening information

Dartmoor Zoo will open its gates to the general public on Wednesday 8th July for the first time since its…

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Your support is needed

Whilst we are temporarily closed due to COVID-19, our zoo keepers are caring for all of our 87 species of…

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COVID-19 update

It is with a very heavy heart that we did not open Dartmoor Zoo this morning and we will be…