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Jersey Zoo Les Augres Manor Trinity Jersey

Situated in 32 acres of beautifully landscaped countryside, Jersey Zoo is home to some of the most endangered species in the world. Founded in 1959 by author and naturalist Gerald Durrell, the park is the spiritual home and headquarters of Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, and acts as a captive breeding facility for conservation projects, as well as being a fantastic day out for all the family!
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Rewilding - what does it mean? 4th Sep 2018 Rewilding is about restoring ecosystems, helping nature to get back on track, and then hopefully, taking our hands off, stepping away, and nature will do what it needs to do.
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Big Week at the Zoo 28th Aug 2018 A new TV series highlighting the vital conservation work, dedicated keepers and amazing animals at BIAZA zoos and aquariums around the UK.
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Jersey Zoo celebrates the arrival of three very rare little pigs this Easter 28th Mar 2018 Jersey Zoo are excited to announce that they have recently welcomed a new species to the Zoo – three female Visayan warty pigs.
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Jersey Zoo’s first Javan green magpie chick! 20th Mar 2018 Jersey Zoo are delighted to announce that they have successfully bred their first Javan green magpie chick.
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Rewild our world 29th Jan 2018 On the 29th of January 2018 Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust launched ‘Wild Things’, a short film to communicate its new vision of a ‘wilder, healthier, more colourful world’.
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When is a chicken not a chicken? 13th Sep 2017 Today is Mountain Chicken Day, a nationwide initiative to raise awareness of the mountain chicken frog, a large, Critically Endangered amphibian endemic to the islands of Dominica and Montserrat.
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Durrell’s Underhogs 21st Apr 2017 Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust loves animals. Not just the headline grabbing super mega fauna but the little guys too, the species overlooked, too small to be seen and heard - the underdog species.
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Time to be a zoo again 6th Mar 2017 Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust has announced that it will be changing the name of the zoo in Jersey, formerly Durrell Wildlife Park, back to Jersey Zoo, with effect from 3rd April 2017
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Bat on the brink 16th Dec 2016 Collaborative research by the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, Bristol Zoological Society and the Comorian NGO Dahari has revealed the Livingstone’s fruit bat is likely to be the most endangered fruit bat in the world.
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Durrell appoints new CEO 26th Sep 2016 After an extensive search, Durrell, the global conservation organisation founded by the late Gerald Durrell, has appointed Dr Lesley Dickie as its new…
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Durrell's Professor Carl Jones wins prestigious conservation prize 5th May 2016 Durrell's Professor Carl Jones is this year's winner of the world’s leading award for animal conservation, the Indianapolis Prize.