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Dublin Zoo Phoenix Park Dublin 8




Dublin Zoo, located in the Phoenix Park in the heart of Dublin city, is Ireland’s No.1 visitor attraction and welcomed almost one million visitors last year.  As one of the world’s oldest and most popular zoos, Dublin Zoo is 28 hectares and home to some 600 animals in an environment where education and conservation combine for an exciting and unforgettable experience. See many rare and exotic animals living and roaming a wide…

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The BIAZA Annual Awards 2024 - The Full List of Winners 17th Jun 2024 Each year, we recognise the achievements of BIAZA member zoos and aquariums across a wide range of categories in the BIAZA Annual Awards. Compiled below…
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Making a Splash: new hippopotamus arrival at Dublin Zoo 8th May 2024 Dublin Zoo is delighted to welcome male hippopotamus, Ernie, who joins female Heidi at the African Plains. Ernie, who is aged 20, arrived from the West…
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Blog: What is a Centre for Species Survival? 15th Feb 2024 Andrea Dempsey (Hertfordshire Zoo) and Dr Andrew Mooney, (Dublin Zoo) write about the extraordinary role of their zoos as IUCN Centres…
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BIAZA Photo Competition 2023 - the stand-out comedic photos 6th Dec 2023 Last week, we announced the winning images of our 2023 photography competition, and with five-hundred glorious entries we didn't want to just…
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The BIAZA Annual Awards 2023 - The Full List of Winners 31st Aug 2023 Each year, we recognise the achievements of BIAZA member zoos and aquariums across a wide range of categories in the BIAZA Annual Awards. Having featured…
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Dublin Zoo announces new Conservation Education Master Plan 14th Jun 2023 Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth Roderic O’Gorman TD has officially launched Dublin Zoo’s first ever Conservation…
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Zoo Tales Blog: Gardening for Gorillas – Trials, tricks, and triumphs of a zoo horticulturalist 25th Feb 2023 For Zoo Tales week, Stephen Butler, Curator of Horticulture at Dublin Zoo, introduces Gardening for Gorillas and the symbiotic significance of plants…
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The BIAZA Annual Awards 2022 - The Full List of Winners 31st Aug 2022 Each year, we recognise the achievements of BIAZA member zoos and aquariums across a wide range of categories in the BIAZA Annual Awards. Having featured…
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Cross border zoos & aquarium unite to call for international agreement between UK and EU 5th Jul 2022 Zoos and aquariums across Ireland and Northern Ireland have come together in a letter to Taoiseach, Micheál Martin and Prime Minister Boris Johnson  …
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PRIDE: Celebrating LGBTQ+ Diversity in Zoos and Aquariums 13th Jun 2022 This month, in celebration of PRIDE, we are giving space to LGBT+ voices from across the BIAZA membership. The PRIDE blogs will provide a snapshot of…