Exmoor Zoological Park

South Stowford, Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple, Devon EX31 4SG

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News Archive

Below are the news reports for Exmoor Zoological Park, covering significant events concerning the animal collection, such as births, arrivals, departures, and deaths.

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Arrival: May 2012

Three pairs of Red-billed Ieiothorix (formerly Pekin Robin) have arrived, following seizure by Belgian customs as illegal imports.

Arrival: May 2012

Seven Johnsons Chameleons have arrived, also following seizure by Belgian customs.

Birth: April 2012

A Humboldt Penguin chick has hatched, and is being hand-reared by keepers.

Birth: 31 March 2012

Three Puma kittens have been born, to first-time-mum Fu.

Arrival: Winter 2012

Three young Jaguarundi have arrived: one from Krakow Zoo, Poland, and a brother and sister from the Rare Species Conservation Centre, Kent.

Arrival: Winter 2012

Two male Maned Wolves have arrived from Parken Zoo, Sweden. The brothers were born in December 2010, so are still very young, and have arrived to replace Inca, the zoo's previous adult male who passed away last year.

Arrival: Winter 2012

A pair of Southern Tamanduas, a type of Anteater, have arrived. They are one of only about 5 pairs in European zoos.

Arrival: Winter 2012

A pair of Caracal, a type of Cat, have arrived from private collections in Europe.

Arrival: Winter 2012

Two Arabian Sand Cats have arrived. The brothers were born in a private collection in Saudi Arabia.

Birth: 26 September 2011

A baby Azaraes Agouti has been born.

Death: 30 July 2011

Inca, the male Maned Wolf, has sadly died, from bladder cancer.

Birth: 27 May 2011

A baby Alpaca called Damien has been born.

Birth: 29 April 2011

An albino baby Lechwe has been born.

Birth: 2 April 2011

Ring-Tailed Lemur twins have been born.

Birth: April 2009

A baby Skunk has been born.

Birth: 9 May 2007

A second White-Naped Crane chick has hatched.

Birth: 6 May 2007

Baby North American Tree Porcupine born

Birth: 2 May 2007

Abyssinian Ground Hornbill chick hatched., to parents Brutus and Bronte, currently the only breeding pair in British zoos and part of the European Breeding Programme.

Birth: May 2007

A litter of five Skunk kittens have been born. Two of them, both females, are albinos.

Birth: 28 April 2007

Coucal chicks born, to parents who were the first to be born in captivity in Britain in April 2005.

Birth: 23 April 2007

Another set of baby Ring-Tailed Lemur twins born.

Birth: 7 April 2007

Muntjac Deer fawn born.

Birth: 6 April 2007

White-Naped Crane chick hatched.

Birth: 2 April 2007

Baby Black Lemur born to parents Kiva and Zip.

Birth: April 2007

Wallaby joey born, to mum Wilma.

Birth: 31 March 2007

Baby Ring-Tailed Lemur twins born.

Birth: 28 March 2007

Baby Maras born

Arrival: September 2006

A pair of Howler Monkeys, called Greeb and Wing have arrived. It is hoped that they might act as a form of burglar alarm, due to the loud screams they produce when disturbed or upset.

Birth: 30 July 2006

Baby Meerkat called Mali born, the first for his parents.

Return: July 2006

The two Geoffroys Marmosets stolen in March have been recovered from a house in Staffordshire, where they were seized by Police along with 15 other primates stolen from other zoos around the country.

Birth: 8 May 2006

Baby Diana Monkey called Filo born.

Birth: May 2006

Five Skunk kittens born, the first for the zoo. Two of them, both female, are albinos.

Theft: 19 March 2006

Eight parrots (four pairs), two Geoffroys Marmosets, and the entire colony of rare Black-Eared Marmosets, including two 4-week old babies, have been stolen. It is believed they were stolen to order, and will be easy to sell on.


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.

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