Welsh Mountain Zoo

Colwyn Bay, Clwyd, North Wales LL28 5UY

Nearby Places To Eat
Advertise your business on Zoos-UK.com

News Archive

Below are the news reports for Welsh Mountain Zoo, covering significant events concerning the animal collection, such as births, arrivals, departures, and deaths.

Welsh Mountain Zoo Details

Birth: 16 March 2012

Three of the group of Ring Tailed Lemurs that arrived back in January have given birth, one of them to twins.

Arrival: January 2012

A group of 11 Ring Tailed Lemurs has arrived, to join the Red Fronted Lemurs in the new walk-through enclosure.

Arrival: December 2011

A pair of Red Fronted Lemurs have arrived from Edinburgh Zoo, to take up residence in a new walk-through Lemur enclosure.

Arrival: November 2011

A female Margay (cat) has arrived from Amsterdam Zoo and has now completed her quarantine period and is being introduced to Jack, the resident male.

Arrival: November 2011

Two female Emperor Tamarins have arrived.

Birth: October 2011

Three Azara's Agoutis have been born

Birth: September 2011

Two Chilean Flamingo chicks have hatched and are being hand-reared. They actually arrived as eggs from Slimbridge WWT.

Birth: September 2011

Cotton Top Tamarin twins have been born.

Birth: September 2011

Four Royal (or Ball) Pythons have hatched.

Birth: 24 June 2011

A baby female Bactrian Camel called Delilah has been born, to experienced parents Flanka and Lock.

Arrival: April 2011

A large group of Amazon Parrots have arrived.

Birth: April 2008

A baby rare Welsh Mountain Goat called Scooby has been born. He is being hand-reared after rejection by his mother Stumpy.

Birth: 17 March 2008

A baby male Bactrian Camel called Grand Slam (Slammy for short) has been born, the second for parents Lock and Flanka.

Arrival: July 2007

Two female European Brown Bears have arrived from Greece to join the existing female Yoghi. The new arrivals are 3-year-old sisters, called Athina and Fivi.

Birth: June 2007

Three Great Grey Owl chicks, called Graffite, Slate and Glacier, have been born.

Birth: May 2007

Four baby Polecats have been born.

Arrival: April 2007

Chico the Macaw and Johnny Rock the Caracara have arrived to join the flying display.

Birth: March 2007

A baby Welsh Mountain Goat called Barney has been born, to parents Nellie and Jack.

Birth: March 2007

Three Humboldt Penguin chicks have been born.

Open: 31 March 2006

Sealions Rock, a new pool and activity area for the Califorian Sealions, complete with underwater viewing windows, is now open.

Birth: 16 February 2006

A Bactrian Camel called Scrummy has been born.


Where possible, the dates given are for the event itself, but some zoos do not make this information available, when the date of announcement is used instead.

Seasons: Winter = Jan - Mar, Spring = Apr - Jun, Summer = Jul - Sept, Autumn = Oct - Dec.

Nearby Places To Stay
Advertise your business on Zoos-UK.com