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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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MARCH MADNESSSSSSS

March Madnesssssss is finally here! The National Reptile Zoo turns ELEVEN years old on St.Patrick’s Day and we’re celebrating all month long. Having a birthday month  is a thing now, right?! Here’s everything you need to know: March 6 -10th: FREE TEA / COFFEE for EVERY visitor! March 17| 18 |

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February Zoo News!

February Zoo News! Hey Guys! Once again we’ve had a very busy month here at The National Reptile Zoo so we’re here to tell you what we’ve been up to! February’s spotlight was on Reptile Relationships and our keepers /educators spent the month telling our visitors all about the mating

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2016 – The Best Bits

2016 has been a year of many highs and lows and as it draws to a close we’d like to take the opportunity to take a positive look back on our best bits! Above: RTE filming The Pet Island series with our American Alligators in January. Below: To celebrate our

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Volunteer Program

Here at The National Reptile Zoo we run a volunteer program for those interested in animal care and who wish to get a more hands on experience working in a zoo setting. We offer opportunities to get involved in tasks such as biometrics, general zoo upkeep, animal care, feeding and

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