Blackpool Zoo
Blackpool Zoo
yesterday at 07:35. Facebook
Oi, you!! Have you voted yet? There's only a few days left to help our sea lions and their lovely arena win the Entertainment Venue category at this year's Radio Wave awards. We're also up for Kid's Choice and the Tourism Award so we'd really appreciate your votes!!

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Michelle McDonagh
Rachel Nichol
Blackpool Zoo
Blackpool Zoo
04/28/2017 at 07:09. Facebook
Anyone else got that Friday feeling?

Photo: Hollie Gordon
Anyone else got that Friday feeling 

Photo Hollie Gordon
Blackpool Zoo
Blackpool Zoo
04/27/2017 at 08:24. Facebook
Don't turn your nose up - it's World Tapir Day!! Their elongated snouts are great for sniffing out food, grabbing those hard to reach leaves and even a spot of snorkeling.
Dont turn your nose up its World Tapir Day Their elongated snouts
Lucy Whitworth
Ryan Powell
Ashley Hesketh
Blackpool Zoo
Blackpool Zoo
04/26/2017 at 08:29. Facebook
Say hello to Georgie!! This little bundle of fluff is taking some time out and staying indoors with her mum for a few days after a rather public entrance to the world in the camel paddock on St George's Day afternoon.
Say hello to Georgie This little bundle of fluff is taking some
Stephen Pye
Simple Wish Cakes
Phil Butler
Blackpool Zoo
Blackpool Zoo
04/25/2017 at 14:59. Facebook
Have you got what it takes to be a zoo keeper? Enjoy a busy half day shadowing our keepers and learn exactly what it takes to care for our animals in our brand new Keeper Experiences!

There's something to suit all ages and abilities, whether you're joining us for a Half Day Keeper Experience, Junior Keeper Experience or an Assisted Keeper Experience.

Find out more and buy your voucher...
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Have you got what it takes to be a zoo keeper Enjoy

New! Half Day Keeper Experiences at Blackpool Zoo

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Vanda Irwin
Ruth Archer
Jessica Garside
Blackpool Zoo
Blackpool Zoo
04/25/2017 at 08:43. Facebook
Excuse me humans, did you know it's World Penguin Day today? No big deal, we'll just be playing in our pool, enjoying the sunshine and waiting to be admired.
Excuse me humans did you know its World Penguin Day today No
Ste Atkinson
Keri McGinty
Leigh Morris
Blackpool Zoo
Blackpool Zoo
04/24/2017 at 09:48. Facebook
Blue skies and tasty leaves... What more could you ask for?
Blue skies and tasty leaves What more could you ask for
Jem Horsfall
Blackpool Zoo
Blackpool Zoo
04/23/2017 at 07:17. Facebook
This is George the alpaca. Someone let slip to him that today is St. George's Day and he's let it go to his head a little bit.
This is George the alpaca Someone let slip to him that today
Beryl Warburton
Ruth Shuttleworth
Hannah McCarrick
When the gates have closed and the visitors have gone home we're often lucky enough to see a different side to our animals... just as she was about to head home for the evening, Keeper Charlotte spotted Ramon settling down for the night in a bed made of wood wool and an old duvet cover!
When the gates have closed and the visitors have gone home were
Belinda Bolton
Natalie Bliss
Jacqui Marsh
Is it the weekend yet?

Photo by Donna Freeston
Is it the weekend yet

Photo by Donna Freeston
We've been shortlisted for three categories in this year's Radio Wave Culture & Lifestyle awards and now we need your help!!

You can now vote for us to win the Tourism Award, Kids Choice Award and Entertainment Venue Award.

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Weve been shortlisted for three categories in this years Radio Wave Culture

Vote for Blackpool Zoo in the Radio Wave Culture and Lifestyle Awards

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One of three new arrivals in the small primate house - have you spotted them clinging tightly to their mum's bellies?

Photo by Lianne Harding.
One of three new arrivals in the small primate house have you
Amy Nugget Hindle
Nigel James Potts
Jade Vickery
Waking up on Easter Monday so full of chocolate eggs you can't even move, do you...

a) Make yourself comfortable. Normal service will resume tomorrow... maybe.

b) Make the most of the beautiful weather and head to your local zoo to burn off those excess calories.
Waking up on Easter Monday so full of chocolate eggs you can't even move do you
Gayle Riding
Pauline Thomas
Deby Rose McNeill - McCrindle
Move over Easter Bunny, there's a new kid in town.

Photo by Samantha Weaver
Move over Easter Bunny there's a new kid in town
Pauline Barnes
Charlotte Lancaster
Matthew Tackleberry Lee
If animals used snapchat, we're 99% sure they'd be using our custom filters this weekend... But who's more snap happy, the lemurs or the capybaras?

If you're visiting over the Bank Holiday weekend, why not give our new filters a try - Just swipe to the right after taking your zoo snap!!
If animals used snapchat were 99 sure theyd be using our custom
Emma Davies
Presenting one perfectly posed panda.

Photo by Hollie Gordon.
Presenting one perfectly posed panda

Photo by Hollie Gordon
Danielle Crowther
Darren Westhead
Sarah Louise Lawson
The wait is over... At 11:04 this morning we welcomed our 15th millionth visitor!!

Manchester sisters-in-law, Julie and Sharon Splaine arrived at the zoo with their daughters, Lucy and Maisie to a hamper full of goodies - including prosecco and chocolates as well as free admission for the day, gold memberships and the chance to feed the giraffes.

What a great start to the Easter Bank...
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The wait is over At 11:04 this morning we welcomed our 15th millionth visitor
Steve Moss
Kerrie Whitaker
Kelly Marcinko
Tomorrow we will be welcoming visitor number 15,000,000 and presenting them with this fabulous hamper of prizes!!!

Could you be the lucky visitor?
Tomorrow we will be welcoming visitor number 15000000 and presenting them with
Jill Sparkles
Joel Hatton
Samantha Katie Davenport
We're shell shocked. This is no yolk.

Chocolate eggs have gone missing in the Playbarn and we need to scramble a team of egg-spert detectives to help us crack the case.
Were shell shocked This is no yolk Chocolate eggs have gone missing
Yuni Sun
Natalie Oxley
Natalie Oxley
We don't let a little April shower put us off... We put our hoods up and we soldier on.
We don't let a little April shower put us off We put our hoods up and we soldier on
Karen Birkett
Terri Calvert
Suzanne Carroll