Edinburgh Zoo

Articles by Edinburgh Zoo:

Joey (Or Joanna) is Coming Out

Excited visitors at Edinburgh Zoo have recently been able to catch a glimpse of the UK’s first ever koala joey as it starts to emerge from mum Alinga’s pouch.

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Bamboo for Dinner

A new bamboo plantation that explains the story of Edinburgh pandas Tian Tian and Yang Guang’s favourite food has opened at Edinburgh Zoo. Next to the famous giant panda enclosure, a small working nursery is packed with 250 bamboo plants and contains five different species of tried and tested bamboo species that are Sunshine and Sweetie’s favourites.

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Homes for Hoverflies

Ever spotted the aspen hoverfly winging its way past you? Chances are you haven’t. These endangered insects are one of the UK’s rarest hoverflies.

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Hubble Bubble Play and Penguins

Keeping over 200 playful and intelligent penguins entertained can be a challenge, but keepers at Edinburgh Zoo are experts at penguin enrichment. This week they treated the penguin colony to a shower of bubbles from the popular bubble making machine.

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Otter Pups Don’t Mind the Cold

After spending the first few months of their lives hidden away, Edinburgh Zoo’s oriental small-clawed otter pups are finally ready to make an appearance , and photographer David Meikle was lucky to be there to snap them!

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