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Reptilian Roles in Space

Did you know that tortoise where the first animals to successfully orbit the moon? Reptiles were some of the first animals to be sent outside of the earths orbit and so for World Space Week this year we will be exploring some of the ways our scaly friends have contributed

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Eggstravagant Easter Event

For our Eggstravagant Easter Event we will be showcasing some of our finest egg-laying reptiles with a chance to meet them, hold them and learn all about them every hour with one of our expert zookeepers. Of course we will also have an egg hunt running all weekend with lots

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Happy Christmas from all at The National Reptile Zoo!

We’d like to thank all our visitors and supporters for another great year, and let you know that we will be open as usual over the Christmas holidays, except for the 24th, 25th and 26th of December. It’ll be business as usual, 10 am to 6 pm every other day!

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April 21st Great Irish Bake

April 21st, The Great Irish Bake! On April 21st, The Great Irish Bake will take place at The National Reptile Zoo, 11am to 5.30 pm. You’ll enjoy fabulous baked goods and have the opportunity to help sick children by giving a donation. All proceeds will be sent to the Temple Street foundation in order

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One Day Closure, 5th April.

Due to works being carried out by the E.S.B., the Zoo will be closed on Thursday 5th April. We may re-open in the late afternoon on Thursday, depending on how quickly the work has been completed. If you plan on visiting that day, please email or message us on social

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