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Endangered turtles take flight!

“Endangered turtles take flight” Yep, you read that right! Last Thursday, four Roti Island Snake Neck Turtles, flew from Southampton airport to Dublin airport as part of their journey to their new home here in Co.Kilkenny. The National Reptile Zoo partnered with Flybe, Europe’s largest regionlal airline, to transport four

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See you later, Alligator…In a while, crocodile!

    See you later, Alligator….. In a while, Crocodile!   This Sunday, January 29th, we are bringing you an exclusive opportunity to peak ‘behind the scenes’ at The National Reptile Zoo as we prepare 3 of our Salt Water Crocodiles (Crocodylus Porosus) for their next big journey!    

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Project Chicchan Guatemala

So as some of you may know, our Zoo Director, James Hennessy, travels abroad as much as he can to take part in research expeditions. His past adventures have included carrying out King Cobra research in India and studying Anacondas in Venezuela to name but a few (we admit it,

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