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Chester Zoo staff out in the field part 2

17th December 2014

Here’s the second update from our lead elephant keeper following on from his visit to Assam, India. 

Rare Robins from China (blue, not red)

16th December 2014

We thought this next update from our head of field programmes was perfectly timed – seeing as ‘tis the festive season!

New discoveries from a decade of dormouse diaries

15th December 2014

For the past 10 years we have been working on a unique study to protect the only dormouse species native to the UK: the hazel dormouse. This unique decade-long study has unearthed fascinating new traits in this tiny mammal species...


Chester Zoo staff out in the field

12th December 2014

Our lead elephant keeper has been out to Assam to see some of the activities taking place in Assam and the techniques the local people have implemented with our support to help keep elephants and people from harm.

The hunt for medals, not lions...

12th December 2014

This weekend (13th December) sees the start of the 2014 Maasai Olympics in Kenya. 

Giant Pandas caught on camera…

9th December 2014

We will never get tired of seeing photos and footage of giant pandas in the wild. Here's another update from our Head of Field Programmes following his recent trip to China. 

Commemorating 10 years of working in India

5th December 2014

2014 marks the 10th year of our Assam Haathi Project (‘Haathi’ is Hindi for elephant) – a project set up to help protect people and elephants.

Wildlife Selfies

3rd December 2014

Have a look at some of the amazing animals that can be found within the forests of Sichuan, China. Our camera traps have managed to capture some impressive wildlife selfies...

Update from China

28th November 2014

China is home to some amazing animals including the giant panda, red panda, and clouded leopard. Our Head of Field Programmes has recently returned from the forests in the Sichuan Mountains and shares with us what he got up to...

Go Orange round up

14th November 2014

November is here, which means another successful Go Orange for Orangutans campaign is over (until next year). We would just like to say a big thank you to everyone who took part. 

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