Blackpool Zoo
today at 08:29. Facebook
A little something to make you smile this morning!!

Thanks to Amy Clark for sharing and brightening up our morning!
Blackpool Zoo
yesterday at 08:36. Facebook
Even our wolves enjoy a Sunday lie in!!

Thanks to Allison Yates for sharing this snoozy snap.
Blackpool Zoo
02/24/2017 at 09:34. Facebook
Thumbs up if you love Fridays!!

Thanks to Andy Ingledow for sharing such a fab photo.
Blackpool Zoo
02/23/2017 at 09:07. Facebook
There's still time to enter our competition to WIN a family ticket to visit the zoo!! We'll be picking a winner at random tomorrow afternoon - just like and share the original competition post to be in with a chance of winning.

If we can reach 100,000 fans during our Year of Celebration, we'll be doing our biggest ever giveaway... so get sharing!!
Blackpool Zoo
02/22/2017 at 09:27. Facebook
It's caption time - Go on, give us your best suggestions!!
Blackpool Zoo
02/21/2017 at 09:18. Facebook
They sleep all day and approach every meal with such enthusiasm they often end up with it all over their faces.

Give us a like if the Aardvark is your spirit animal!
Blackpool Zoo
02/20/2017 at 08:56. Facebook
Our friends from Riverford Lancashire popped by the other day with a lovely donation of Sunflower heads for our birds!! Thanks Riverford - not only are you very kind, you also drive a puntastic van.
Who doesn't love a good stretch on a Sunday morning?
Did you guess correct? We were exploring the tiger paddock!! Well, it is #Caturday after all...
Can you guess where we've been exploring this morning?
Woohoo!! We've reached a massive 75,000 fans on Facebook and that can only mean one thing... it's COMPETITION TIME!!

Help us celebrate and you could WIN a family ticket to visit the zoo - all you have to do is like and share this post. Winner will be picked at random on February 24th.

If we can reach 100,000 fans during our Year of Celebration, we'll be doing our biggest ever giveaway... so...
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Peek-a-boo - If you look closely, you might spot some tiny faces in the Cotton Top Tamarin shed!!
Join our troop - We are currently looking to recruit a dynamic Playbarn supervisor with substantial experience to assist with the daily operation of our indoor soft play area, outdoor activities and games area.

Playbarn / Activities Supervisor Vacancy
Why not spread a little love this Valentine's Day? Whether it's your partner, sibling, friend or parent or colleague.. All it takes is a few moments to show them you care.
When it's your birthday, nothing else matters... There's ALWAYS time for cake!! Darwin thoroughly enjoyed tucking into his special watermelon cake yesterday - nothing but the best for his 100th birthday!
We are OPEN!! Thanks to our lovely maintenance team and their hard work this morning - power has been restored to the zoo and we are now open. Thank you for bearing with us this morning, and we're sorry for any disappointment caused.
All fixed!! We have power and are now OPEN for visitors.

Please accept our apologies for any disappointment caused this morning.

Updated 12:40pm.


Uh oh! We're having a few technical issues with our power supply this morning so unfortunately the zoo is currently closed. Please keep an eye out...
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Today's the big day - Happy 100th Birthday Darwin!!

Now, you might have noticed that we love nothing more than sharing old baby photos when it's one of our residents' birthdays. Sadly we don't have any photos of baby Darwin, so you'll just have to settle for this very old photograph we found of him and a baby monkey.

There won't be any monkeys at his Shellebration today, but if you're...
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Half term - we're ready for you!