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News & Updates

  • Wellington Zoo welcomes Khusi the Red Panda

    This week we celebrated the arrival of Khusi, a one-year-old female Red Panda, from Hamilton Zoo.
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  • Success story for critically endangered Chatham Island Taiko

    A critically endangered Chatham Island Taiko has been spotted back in the Sweetwater Conservation Covenant, over three years after being treated at Wellington Zoo.
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  • After School Special at Wellington Zoo

    Hang out at Wellington Zoo for half price after 3pm, every weekday in March!
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