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Hedgehog Day - Saturday 26th October

Posted on October 21st 2019

This Saturday, 26th October, is Hedgehog Day at the Isle of Wight Zoo! This is a great opportunity to come and...

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Welcome to our new mob of meerkats!

Posted on October 21st 2019

The Isle of Wight Zoo is delighted to welcome some new residents. Recently arrived from the Welsh Mountain Zoo...

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The Big Hedgehog Count!

Posted on October 8th 2019

Hedgehog Island is a brand new campaign organised by The Wildheart Trust and local voluntary hedgehog rescue g...

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Sadly our beloved Aysha has passed away

Posted on October 3rd 2019

The beautiful Aysha sadly passed away on the evening of Wednesday 2nd October at the age of 21. Her health had...

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Christmas Lunch at the Zoo!

Posted on September 28th 2019

Not started planning your Christmas lunch or get-together with work colleagues or friends yet? Then why not co...

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Kumba & Vigo's New Home!

Posted on September 27th 2019

As a Charity, we rely heavily on support from corporate sponsors and so we were delighted when construction co...

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Come to the Spooky Zoo this half term!

Posted on September 23rd 2019

Bring your little ghosts and ghouls and join us for a spell with our spooktastically-themed activities during ...

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Zoo stocks One water exclusively!

Posted on September 13th 2019

What is One water? Well to put it simply it's life-changing, ethical and 100% British spring water. Why is it...

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It's open... come and try our new adventure playground

Posted on August 7th 2019

The Isle of Wight Zoo is delighted to announce that the long awaited opening of it's adventure playground has ...

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Schools out... and there's so much to see!

Posted on July 26th 2019

As the schools have finally broken up and the Summer sizzles then a trip to the Isle of Wight Zoo is a must! W...

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The Wildheart Trust is honoured to join the White-tailed Eagle Steering Group

Posted on July 12th 2019

We are delighted to announce The Wildheart Trust will be represented by our Chief Executive Veronica Chrisp on...

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Local artist Tony Trowbridge is behind our rejuvenated arches!

Posted on July 10th 2019

Painting on a canvas larger than your average living room wall would be a daunting task for most artists but n...

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EXCITING NEW PLAY AREA TO OPEN WEDNESDAY 7th AUGUST

Posted on July 9th 2019

We are incredibly excited to announce that we will be unveiling a new adventure playground. We are sure you wi...

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4th July - ​Slow Radio: Dusk to dawn at the Isle of Wight Zoo

Posted on June 25th 2019

So this is a bit exciting and something very different for us! Recently the enthusiastic and talented Anthony ...

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Kumba and Vigos Big Journey

Posted on February 28th 2019

We are incredibly proud to announce that Kumba and Vigo arrived safely at the zoo in the early hours of this m...

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Brexit threatens to make Isle of Wight lion rescue a ‘no deal’

Posted on January 21st 2019

The ongoing uncertainty of Brexit is threatening the final chapter of a complex rescue and rehabilitation effo...

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UPDATE - GIRONA 19/11/2018

Posted on November 19th 2018

Since arriving at the Isle of Wight Zoo our five amazing ex-circus tigers have been settling in and making the...

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Founder Day Experiences

Posted on November 16th 2018

We are incredibly excited to announce a new experience for 2019 here at the Isle of Wight Zoo! Available to bo...

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Aysha Turns 20!

Posted on August 7th 2018

Deputy Animal Manager and Senior Big Cat Keeper Caz Lorek organised a birthday celebration with a difference r...

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Adopt a rescued tiger today

Posted on August 1st 2018

Five tigers, rescued from a Spanish Circus are settling in nicely at the Isle of Wight Zoo and are now ready f...

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Funds climb with charity abseil

Posted on July 12th 2018

Brave fundraisers recently added over £10,000 to our Hearts for Tigers appeal by abseiling down the Emirates S...

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Zoo partygoers had a wild time!

Posted on July 12th 2018

It’s official. Visitors to our recent party night hosted by Chris Packham enjoyed a thoroughly wild night, mee...

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Five Rescued Ex-circus Tigers Find Forever Home

Posted on July 9th 2018

Five tigers who have spent years being forced to perform in a Spanish travelling circus are settling in well a...

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From tiger teens to realising conservation dreams

Posted on June 27th 2018

As the person behind the Isle of Wight Zoo and The Wildheart Trust, Charlotte Corney’s love of animals and nat...

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