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Published 21.07.2022 Giant interactive gorilla revealed to mark final opening weeks of Bristol Zoo Gardens

The final opening weeks of the world’s fifth oldest zoo, Bristol Zoo Gardens was marked today with the unveiling of a giant interactive gorilla sculpture.

Published 20.07.2022 Bristol Zoo’s animals chill out with lollies and paddling pools as temperatures soar

Bristol Zoo Gardens’ keepers provided animals with cold treats as temperatures reached record highs over the weekend and topped 36° on Monday (18 July) – the hottest day ever recorded at the 186-year-old attraction.

Published 12.07.2022 The Earl of Wessex visits Bristol Zoo to celebrate our 186th anniversary.

Bristol Zoo Gardens’ Royal Patron His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex has visited Bristol Zoo to celebrate our 186th anniversary (July 11) and to hear our plans for Bristol Zoo Gardens and a new Bristol Zoo.

Published 30.06.2022 World’s largest frog spotted in Equatorial Guinea for first time in almost two decades

Field researchers from Bristol Zoological Society and the University of Bristol have found, and captured on camera, the world’s largest frog for the first time in Equatorial Guinea in almost two decades.

Published 23.06.2022 Giant interactive gorilla to wow crowds at Bristol Zoo Gardens

The centre piece of Bristol Zoo Gardens’ summer celebrations has been revealed – a huge moving gorilla made of wood, as tickets for the festivities go on sale.

Published 14.06.2022 Planning application submitted for Bristol Zoo Gardens site

Bristol Zoological Society has submitted a planning application for its Bristol Zoo Gardens site in Clifton.

Now’s your last chance to visit before the Zoo’s last day 03.09.22

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Now’s your last chance to visit before the Zoo’s last day 03.09.22