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12/02/2019

If the female herd here at the Zoo were to join a dating site in its hunt for a suitable alpha male it might read a little like this: ‘Group of larger ladies looking for a strong male to lead their herd and join them in their new luxury pad. With a swimming pool and a three-acre garden there is plenty of room for the pitter-patter of not so tiny feet!’

03/01/2019

There’s another exciting year in the pipeline here at Blackpool Zoo as management reflect on an incredible 2018, which included highs such as the grand opening of its largest ever single investment, some very special new arrivals and record visitor numbers!

02/10/2018

Five penguins have migrated west from Europe in time for winter! The female Magellanic penguins travelled from Germany and Italy to their new home here at Blackpool Zoo in an epic 24-hour journey.

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Covid-19 Visitor Information

From Tuesday 30th November 2021, Face Coverings are mandatory in indoor areas of the zoo (unless exempt), including the entrance hall, shop, indoor viewing areas of animal exhibits and toilet blocks.  They are not mandatory, but are recommended in the cafe and coffee shop

Lemur Wood remains closed for the time being and daily animal talks and displays are still suspended but we have created a series of podcasts for visitors to listen to as they make their way around the zoo.

A full list of restrictions and measures in place can be found here.  Please ensure you read them before you book your tickets as they are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

We look forward to welcoming you to Blackpool Zoo.