Dublin Zoo’s  animal care team is still providing care to more than  400 animals while shut down. Photograph: Bryan O Brien / The Irish Times

The Government will intervene to support Dublin Zoo and Fota Wildlife Park in Co Cork as they struggle financially during the pandemic, Taoiseach Mich(...)

(L-R) Aria (1), Isla (5), and Eddie (7) O’Connell from Phibsborough are among the first arrivals at Dublin Zoo which has reopened to limited numbers. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Children roaring like tigers and aping the moves of primates in between peals of excited laughter as they wait impatiently to get through the gates of(...)

Biology teacher Sinead Reilly from O’Connell School in Dublin playing ‘guess the organ’ during a ‘blood and guts’ demonstration with pupils from Dublin 7 Educate Together National School in Grangegorman. as part of  Schools Science Day. Photograph: Kevin O’Sullivan

The Dumbledore method of turning water to wine, blood and guts in the form of a pig’s organs clearly impressed the young audience at Schools Science D(...)

Yasmina the red panda investigating a refreshing frozen fruit block in Dublin Zoo on Friday afternoon. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Fruit filled ice-pops, cold showers, air-conditioned rooms, and regular pedicures are part of the treatments for animals at Dublin Zoo during the curr(...)

Dublin Zoo welcomed a baby elephant on Monday after mother Yasmin gave birth to a 130kg calf. Photograph: Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo welcomed a baby elephant on Monday after the mother, Yasmin, gave birth to a 130kg calf. The one-metre tall male Asian elephant calf is Ya(...)

Dublin Zoo is celebrating the birth of a female Asian elephant calf. Photograph: Dublin Zoo

A female elephant calf was born at Dublin Zoo on Monday night weighing 80kg. The mother elephant, named Dina, is the Dublin Zoo herd’s matriarch and (...)

Over 100 people gathered at Dublin Zoo’s Kaziranga Trail this morning for the naming ceremony of two baby bulls born this summer. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

They say elephants never forget but the 100 or so people who gathered at Dublin Zoo’s Kaziranga Trail for the naming ceremony of two baby bulls born t(...)

The elephant herd at Dublin Zoo. Three of the elephants are pregnant and due to give birth over the next few months

The good news for Dublin Zoo is that Bernhardine, or “Dina”, the matriarch of its elephant herd, is pregnant. So is Yasmin, Dina’s little siste(...)

The yet-to-be named snow leopard at Dublin Zoo. Photograph:  Patrick Bolger

Dublin Zoo is seeking a name for one of its newest residents - a young female snow leopard.The two-year-old animal arrived from a zoo in the Czech Rep(...)