Welsh Mountain Zoo

Endangered penguin chicks hatch at North Wales zoo

Three Humboldt penguin chicks, which are classed as an endangered species, have hatched at a North Wales zoo. The Humboldt penguin breeds on the coast of Peru and Chile, but sadly numbers have declined in recent years, with only an estimated 7,000 to 10,000 left in the wild. The chicks Poncho, Wellington and Mack hatched at The Welsh Mountain…

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Major tourist attraction gets go ahead to rejuvenate its education centre

The Welsh Mountain Zoo, which is one of the largest and most popular attractions in North Wales has been granted fresh planning permission that will see the tourist attraction replace and revamp its media and education facilities.The works are set to cost up to £80,000 and will get underway in February 2016, with the aim to have…

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Quick! Get down to the Big Bug Bonanza at the Welsh Mountain Zoo this weekend!

Don’t miss the jam-packed week-long celebration of all things creepy crawly that is taking place for the next 3 days, until August 9. The event is sure to be positively filled with awesome things to see and do, with a host of activities each day, ranging from talks and trails and ‘Meet the Bugs’ sessions to the chance…

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Endangered penguin chicks hatch at North Wales zoo

Three Humboldt penguin chicks, which are classed as an endangered species, have hatched at a North Wales zoo. The Humboldt penguin breeds on the coast of Peru and Chile, but sadly numbers have declined in recent years, with only an estimated 7,000 to 10,000 left in the wild. The chicks Poncho, Wellington and Mack hatched at The Welsh Mountain…

Major tourist attraction gets go ahead to rejuvenate its education centre

The Welsh Mountain Zoo, which is one of the largest and most popular attractions in North Wales has been granted fresh planning permission that will see the tourist attraction replace and revamp its media and education facilities.The works are set to cost up to £80,000 and will get underway in February 2016, with the aim to have…

Quick! Get down to the Big Bug Bonanza at the Welsh Mountain Zoo this weekend!

Don’t miss the jam-packed week-long celebration of all things creepy crawly that is taking place for the next 3 days, until August 9. The event is sure to be positively filled with awesome things to see and do, with a host of activities each day, ranging from talks and trails and ‘Meet the Bugs’ sessions to the chance…