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  • Dublin Zoo Celebrates Great Apes - Ape Awareness Weekend

    30 June 2011

    This Saturday and Sunday (2nd / 3rd July) Dublin Zoo celebrates Ape Awareness Weekend as part of the European-wide Ape Campaign.

  • Dublin Zoo Welcomes White Crowned Mangabey

    23 June 2011

    Dublin Zoo is delighted to welcome yet another new arrival this month, a white crowned mangabey, an elegant monkey from West Africa.

  • Dublin Zoo Captures Top Spot in Fáilte Ireland's 2010 Visitor Charts

    08 June 2011

    The call of the wild proved to be irresistible as Dublin Zoo emerged as Ireland’s top place to visit in figures published over the weekend by Fáilte Ireland for the most popular visitor attractions in 2010.

  • Dublin Zoo Celebrates 180 Years

    03 June 2011

    Dublin Zoo Celebrates 180 Years

  • Dublin Zoo’s Baby Gorilla is named Kituba

    25 May 2011

    Dublin Zoo is delighted to announce ‘Kituba’ as the name chosen for the baby western lowland gorilla who was born earlier this year.

  • Dublin Zoo Welcomes Giraffe Calf in Time for Africa Day Celebrations

    19 May 2011

    Dublin Zoo was delighted to welcome a newborn giraffe at 11.45am on Monday, May 16th.

  • Dublin Zoo Opening Times from 16 May to 24 May

    12 May 2011

    Public Information on behalf of Dublin Zoo: For security reasons and on advice from An Garda Síochána access to Dublin Zoo will be restricted from 16 May to 24 May. Please see details as follows:

  • It's a Boy!

    01 April 2011

    Dublin Zoo is delighted to announce the arrival of a bouncing, baby western lowland gorilla. Proud mum, Lena, gave birth to a healthy, baby gorilla at 4.15pm on Sunday 27th March. The newborn weighs only 2kgs and so far keepers are unable to tell if it is a boy or a girl because Lena is keeping the baby close to her chest.

  • Celebrate Snakes this St. Patrick's Day

    16 March 2011

    At a time of year when we celebrate St. Patrick banishing the snakes from Ireland, Dublin Zoo is celebrating the arrival of a King Ratsnake. The female King Ratsnake is the newest addition to the Reptile house, and can be seen by visitors to the Zoo from this Thursday (St Patrick’s Day).

  • Election Fever

    23 February 2011

    Dublin Zoo saw five of its favourite animals make a late dash for the Dáil in the run up to Election Day 2011. With nearly 500 votes, we are delighted to announce that orang utan Sibu’s message of peace and integrity has won over the Irish nation.

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