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WWCT Newquay Zoo

WWCT Newquay Zoo Trenance Park Newquay Cornwall TR7 2LZ

Award-winning Newquay Zoo was started in 1968 by the local authority and is the largest zoo in Cornwall. It became part of the Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust in 2003. Home to many endangered species, the Zoo participates in a range of managed breeding programmes and overseas conservation projects. Set in sub-tropical gardens, Newquay is an intimate and family-friendly collection. 

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Giving the shirts off their backs 15th Aug 2018 Three zoos in the South West are recycling old uniforms to help hard-pressed conservationists across Africa.
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Trust project wins UN cash 8th Nov 2017 A Devon conservation charity’s flagship project in South East Asia has been awarded a major United Nations grant.
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Showcasing the science behind Britain’s zoos and aquariums 20th Sep 2017 The British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) will be heading to New Scientist Live – a national festival of science taking place at London’s ExCeL from Thursday 28 September to Sunday 1 October.
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Love Your Zoo: the Movie! 30th May 2017 One conservation charity has produced a set of fun videos featuring staff, students and volunteers to mark Love Your Zoo week 2017.
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Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust highlights illegal pet trade 18th Apr 2017 Using National Pet Month to throw a spotlight on the dark side of the international pet trade.
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Charity bottles it 23rd Mar 2017 A major regional conservation charity has bottled out in aid of wildlife. The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust has stopped selling single-use plastic drinks bottles.
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South West charities launch global zoo science project 13th Mar 2017 Two local zoological organisations have joined forces with one of the most prestigious names in academia to work on a huge conservation project evaluating the scientific evidence for zoo animal management.