Members make a big difference
Take out a membership, and you’ll be making a valuable contribution to the important work Chester Zoo does. Its charity fund, Act for Wildlife, is a community of experts and enthusiasts, all taking action to protect the natural world. So part of your contribution as a member goes towards the zoo’s mission to prevent extinction. The zoo is fighting to protect species both at the zoo and in the field. Donors and members enable this to happen. The zoo needs all our support. Sign up by 31 December 2023, and you'll get a £10 voucher to spend at the zoo!
And - there's a very special news from Chester Zoo! A critically endangered eastern black rhino calf arrived into the world, and more specifically, at Chester Zoo, and keepers were able to film the birth!
Chester Zoo is very busy with its conservation efforts: They are bringing nature back to Cheshire with a new Networks for Nature project - you can find out about that here. In the spring of 2024, snow leopards will arrive at Chester Zoo, making a new Himalayan area at the zoo their home and enabling it to join a global conservation breeding programme for snow leopards. The species is listed as vulnerable, and estimates are there are fewer than 3,500 left in the wild.
Chester Zoo have a huge project to reintroduce a number of Scottish wildcats to the wild.
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A very rare opaki named Arabi was born in May
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Chester is the first in Europe to successfully breed a rare Coquerel’s sifaka lemur,
a species that is on the brink of extinction in the wild. Find out more here
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Member benefits...(and we quote)
UNLIMITED FREE ENTRY to Chester Zoo for a year
10% OFF in our shops and cafes (restrictions apply)
One FREE ENTRY to other zoos including Colchester, Edinburgh, Marwell, Newquay, Bristol Zoo Project, Paignton and Twycross
Our Zoo, delivering you exclusive behind the scenes content directly to your inbox!
Members Days! Bring friends and family to the zoo at a discounted price
And SO much more!
So what's happening at Chester Zoo?
There's a brand new exhibition which immerses you in a journey across Britain’s coasts, woodlands, grasslands and wetlands - it's got giant screens and an amazing interactive floor.
The zoo has a Junior Ranger Weekend Club in March and April. Find out more.
Plus there's lots of exciting news of changes at the zoo, such as the opening of a new snow leopard habitat which is due to open in 2024. Find out more here
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