Indra the elephant

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We are sad to have to inform you that Indra, one of our beloved Asian elephants, has passed away aged 50.

Indra was rescued from the bankrupt Berlin Circus in 1999 and brought to Blackpool, where she lived happily for the past 16 years.

Indra was an extremely popular member of our zoo family and was well loved by all of our visitors.

Staff and keepers are extremely saddened at her passing. Indra will be missed by us all.

Blackpool Zoo is reopening on Monday 12th April!

The government has announced that the outdoor areas of zoos will be allowed to reopen on Monday 12th April 2021.  

We will not be allowed to open most indoor areas: the indoor eating area of the cafe is closed, as are the indoor viewing area of animal houses including elephants, big cats, giraffes, small primates, gorillas and orangutans.  These animals all have access to their outdoor enclosures.

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 really look forward to welcoming you back to Blackpool Zoo.

Stay safe everyone.