Dublin Zoo

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Dublin Zoo’s latest arrival - a male Rothchild giraffe calf. Photograph: Patrick Bolger

Dublin Zoo has welcomed a new addition, a baby giraffe calf, born in recent weeks. The male Rothschild giraffe calf was born on September 12th, and c(...)

Asali, the baby Western lowland gorilla, is said to be thriving at Dublin zoo.

The baby Western lowland gorilla born at Dublin Zoo in April is to be called Asali, which means “honey” in Swahili, the zoo announced on Thursday. Th(...)

The recently-born baby western lowland gorilla takes the sun for the first time at Dublin Zoo with mother Kafi. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Dublin Zoo’s new baby gorilla took a trip outside with his mother on Wednesday as members of the public got an opportunity to see the nine-day-old ape(...)

A scimitar-horned oryx born in Dublin Zoo on Wednesday. Photograph: Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo has welcomed the birth of a scimitar-horned oryx, a species classified as extinct in the wild. The male calf was born on Wednesday and bri(...)

A family of Sulawesi crested macaques at Dublin Zoo. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Three monkeys staged a daring escape at Dublin Zoo after Storm Ophelia blew the roof off a section of their enclosure last October. Three juvenile S(...)

Stan, a life-size replica fossil skeleton of a male adult Tyrannosaurus rex that lived 65 million years ago. Pictured at Zoorassic World are Rian Shah (5) and Alfie Conroy (6). Photograph:Patrick Bolger

Elephants have some competition when it comes to being the largest animal on display at Dublin Zoo. The zoo’s latest addition is a 12 metre-long model(...)

The image on the annual report of the Royal Zoological Society of Ireland for 1899, of an Irish red setter nursing the zoo’s three new lion cubs

What links the British secret service, an Irish red setter and Dublin Zoo? The answer: an international trade in lions. The image adorning the annua(...)

Two of the three red ruffed lemur babies that have been unveiled to the public at Dublin Zoo, in Phoenix Park, Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Dublin Zoo has welcomed three new baby lemurs to its red ruffed lemur island. The three males will join the troop of four lemurs currently living o(...)

Dublin Zoo is celebrating the arrival of a new Asian elephant. Photograph: Patrick Bolger

Dublin Zoo has welcomed the arrival of a new baby elephant, and the public will be invited to help name the bull calf over the coming weeks.The health(...)

A file image of Asian elephants Bernadine (right) and  Yasmine (left) at the Kaziranga Forest Trail in Dublin Zoo. Yasmine is due to give birth shortly.

There is nothing like a pregnant mother to keep you waiting and guessing when the big arrival will come, and the arrival doesn’t get much bigger than (...)

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