Chester Zoo has welcomed the birth of twin pygmy marmoset monkeys.Read the full story ›
Rare miniature wallabies are set to go on show at Chester Zoo.Read the full story ›
A new home's been created for some of the world's most endangered animals living here in the North West.
A multi-million pound sanctuary's been built at Chester Zoo to house a number of rare species including Malayan sunbears Milli and Toni.
Michael Worrall's been to visit.
The adorable pocket-sized pups, which are yet to be named or sexed, arrived to mum Daissie and dad Nungu on July 21st, weighing just 250g.Read the full story ›
A man who died after becoming trapped under a bus at Chester Zoo has been named locally as Wayne Lannon.Read the full story ›
Keepers at Chester Zoo are celebrating a very special arrival which took place as amazed visitors looked on.
They were fortunate to witness the birth of a critically endangered Bornean orangutan.
Staff are still to discover if it's a boy or a girl, but the zoo says the birth is a huge boost to conserving the species which faces an uncertain future in the wild.
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Chester Zoo is celebrating the birth of a critically endangered Bornean orangutan - the first to be born at the zoo in almost a decade.Read the full story ›
Chester Zoo's been named as the UK's most visited tourist attraction outside London.
It caps off a record breaking year for the zoo, which welcomed 1.9 million visitors - more than any other year in its 85-year history.
"Almost 1.9 million people visited us last year and every one of them played a key part in helping us protect endangered animals around the globe. We can't thank them enough.
"Visitors now are looking for more than just a day out. When people come to the zoo, not only do they have a great time but they are also making a difference and discovering how all of us, as individuals, can act for wildlife. We think this is key to our success."
Rare monkey arrives at North West zooRead the full story ›
The tuatara is an ancient reptile that has lived on the planet for more than 225 million years – older than many species of dinosaur.Read the full story ›