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News & Updates

  • Wellington Zoo staff volunteer at Free the Bears

    Amy and Lynn head to Southeast Asia to help out at Free the Bears sanctuaries in Cambodia and Laos.
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  • Wellington Zoo saddened by passing of Bud the Otter

    Zoo staff and volunteers were saddened by the loss of our male Asian Small-Clawed Otter, Bud.
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  • New arrival at Wellington Zoo

    A baby Chimpanzee was born on Saturday morning at Wellington Zoo to first-time mother, Keza.
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