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Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo, Burton Road, Atherstone, United Kingdom

0844 474 1777

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Set in more than 80-acres, Twycross Zoo have around 500 animals of almost 150 species to see, including many endangered animals and native species in the Zoo’s Nature Reserve.

Twycross Zoo was founded in 1963 and is now renowned as a World Primate Centre and has a wide variety of monkeys and apes including the UK’s only group of bonobos. They have breeding groups of many endangered primate species so they often have babies and toddlers playing around in their great ape groups, and in many of their monkey groups.

Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo, Burton Road, Atherstone, United Kingdom

Set in more than 80-acres, Twycross Zoo have around 500 animals of almost 150 species to see, including many endangered animals and native species in the Zoo’s Nature Reserve. Twycross Zoo was founded in 1963 and is now renowned as a World Primate Centre and has a wide variety of monkeys and apes including the […]

Wildlife you might see at Twycross Zoo

Bornean Orangutan

A species of orangutan native to the island of Borneo. Highly intelligent, they display advanced tool use and distinct cultural…

Capybara

South American mammal that resembles a giant long-legged guinea pig. It lives in groups near water and is the largest…

Chimpanzee

Great ape with large ears, mainly black coloration, and lighter skin on the face, native to the forests of west…

Amur Leopard

Also known as the Far Eastern leopard, they differ from other subspecies by a thick, soft coat of spot covered…

Asian Elephant

The elephant of southern Asia. Is smaller than the African elephant, with smaller ears and only one lip to the…

Chapman Zebra

Is a subspecies of the plains zebra. They eat mainly grass and occasionally shrubs and live in herds of up…

Giraffe

A large African mammal with a very long neck and forelegs, having a coat patterned with brown patches separated by…

Meerkat

A small mammal belonging to the mongoose family, found in Botswana, Namibia, southwestern Angola and South Africa. Most travel in…

Ring-tailed Lemur

Endemic to the island of Madagascar and highly recognised for its long, black and white ringed tail. Despite being the…

Snow Leopard

A large cat native to the mountain range of Central and South Asia. It is an endangered species with an…

Tapir

A large mammal, similar shape to a pig with a short prehensile snout. It is classified as an endangered species…

Western Lowland Gorilla

One of two subspecies of the western gorilla, it is the smallest and can be found in Central Africa, in…

Family and group offers at Twycross Zoo

Groups

Groups of 20 or more will receive a discount.

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