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News & Updates

  • New interactive African area at Wellington Zoo

    Want to know how animals get to the Zoo and why vets want to look at their poo? Next to the Giraffes and right by the jeep, we've got a fun new space for you!
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  • Wellington Zoo puts pressure on to unmask palm oil

    We're supporting the Unmask Palm Oil campaign by sending thousands of postcards asking government representatives in Australasia to demand clear labelling.
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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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