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  • World Environment Day at Wellington Zoo

    Celebrate World Environment Day at Wellington Zoo on Saturday 6 June.
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  • Wellington Zoo‘s Alison Mulford works with rare primates in Colombia

    Ali spent two weeks at Proyecto Titi in Colombia, helping to protect the Cotton-Top Tamarin – one of the world’s most endangered primates.
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  • ‘Otterly’ adorable newcomers at Wellington Zoo

    Wellington Zoo is delighted to welcome five male Asian Small-Clawed Otters, who travelled to Wellington from Perth Zoo this week.
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