Edinburgh Zoo
Edinburgh Zoo
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Did you know we have our own FREE app? This is this your guide to all things Edinburgh Zoo, find your way round with our GPS enabled map, use photocards to turn your friends and family into some of your favourite Edinburgh Zoo animals, and collect badges by testing your knowledge as you explore.
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Edinburgh Zoo
Edinburgh Zoo
06/24/2017 at 10:15. Facebook
Happy birthday to Velu! The youngest member of our chimpanzee troop turns three today, and was treated to wrapped presents filled with his favourite foods to mark the occasion.

Velu is the first chimpanzee to be successfully reared in Scotland for 15 years. You can pay him a visit, and wish him a happy birthday, at the Budongo Trail [ Socsi.in Link ]
Happy birthday to Velu The youngest member of our chimpanzee troop turns
Pat Glynn
Charlotte McLean
Lorraine Burnside
Edinburgh Zoo
Edinburgh Zoo
06/23/2017 at 10:02. Facebook
We love this photo of one of king penguins cooling off in the sunshine, thanks to Jacob Ovington for sharing.
If you missed last weekโ€™s #SocialAnimals you can check out the rest here: [ Socsi.in Link ]
We love this photo of one of king penguins cooling off in
Erin Hutton
Edinburgh Zoo
Edinburgh Zoo
06/22/2017 at 13:42. Facebook
We love the 'Heart of the Zoo' elephant painted exclusively for us by Clare Brownlow and we are delighted to have an signed print by the artist to giveaway. The lucky winner will also receive a pair of tickets to Edinburgh Zoo.

For a chance to win, simply tell us what you love about the Zoo:
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We love the Heart of the Zoo elephant painted exclusively for us
Lee Broad
Emily Frances
Gillian-Louise Herd
Edinburgh Zoo
Edinburgh Zoo
06/22/2017 at 12:47. Facebook
Evelyn Moore
John Craib
Georg Mackay
Edinburgh Zoo
Edinburgh Zoo
06/21/2017 at 12:54. Facebook
When better than #SelfieDay to share these cheeky koala self portraits? We're sure you'll agree that Yabbra's selfie game is on point.

You can visit Yabbra in Koala Territory. Why not share your own #selfie with him?
[ Socsi.in Link ]
When better than SelfieDay to share these cheeky koala self portraits Were
Sarah Kelly
Leanne Mason
Claire Woods
Edinburgh Zoo
Edinburgh Zoo
06/20/2017 at 14:18. Facebook
You wonโ€™t find our straws in a landfill! We are delighted to be able to offer Vegware food packaging made from renewable or recycled materials which are completely biodegradable. When you visit our Grasslands Restaurant your plate, coffee cup and straw is fully compostable.

Find out more about our efforts in sustainability: [ Socsi.in Link ]

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You wont find our straws in a landfill We are delighted to
Claire Holliman
Rob Noble
Edinburgh Zoo
Edinburgh Zoo
06/19/2017 at 09:30. Facebook
Enjoy some carnival fun at the Zoo!

Our animal themed traditional carousel and Ferris Wheel will be open to visitors 11am to 3pm every day until the end of June.

Additional charges apply.
Enjoy some carnival fun at the Zoo Our animal themed traditional carousel
Lisa Smith
Susan Prentice
Wilma Jane Stevenson
With #WasD2017 we're giving people the opportunity to find out more about Scotland's native species, and what you can do to help them,

Want to build a bird feeder for your back garden? Let the RZSS Wild about Scotland team show you how!

Find out more about Wild About Scotland: [ Rzss.org.uk Link ]
A very happy #FathersDay to our resident male koala Goonaroo! Koala keepers here at the Zoo are very happy to announce that he has become a father again. Koala Territoryโ€™s latest addition is still in mother Alingaโ€™s pouch, but is now starting to become more visible.

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A very happy FathersDay to our resident male koala Goonaroo Koala keepers
Sarah Kelly
Esther May
Leanne Mason
Become an RZSS member and enjoy a full year of fun days out at Edinburgh Zoo and the Highland Wildlife Park, Kincraig, plus a range of other exclusive benefits.

Find out more: [ Socsi.in Link ]
Become an RZSS member and enjoy a full year of fun days
John Craib
Rob Noble
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Looks like our lemurs have that #FridayFeeling.

Thanks to Willie Pollard for sharing this photo. We always love seeing our visitors favourite snaps, check out our latest #SocialAnimals here: [ Socsi.in Link ]
Looks like our lemurs have that FridayFeeling
Laura Law
Jemma Casey
Lizzie Birch
Penguin update: Our rockhopper chick is now weighing in at 2 kilos! The chick is the first northern rockhopper to be born at the Zoo for eight years, and represents a great milestone in our conservation efforts with this endangered species.

You can see our rockhoppers in person, and save up to 14% when you book in advance online: [ Socsi.in Link ]
Penguin update Our rockhopper chick is now weighing in at 2 kilos
Roma Arnold
Debbie Vogel
Paul Kerry
The 71st Edinburgh Taxi Trade Childrens Outing left from the Edinburgh Zoo car park this morning. Children with special needs and illnesses are treated to a day out around Edinburgh in a troop of very colourful taxis.

We hope everyone involved has a great day, and watch out for those water balloons!
The 71st Edinburgh Taxi Trade Childrens Outing left from the Edinburgh Zoo
Patricia Robertson
Val Kelly
Nicole Stoddart
When you take healthy eating a little too seriously #mondaymotivation

You can visit our ambitious chimps in the Budongo Trail here at Edinburgh Zoo [ Socsi.in Link ]
When you take healthy eating a little too seriously mondaymotivation
Linzi Donald
Sophie Lee
Janet McAlpine
We had three reasons to celebrate at this years annual BIAZA ceremony, as RZSS picked up multiple awards. Our conservation work with partula snails was recognised along with our new Tiger Tracks enclosure.

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We had three reasons to celebrate at this years annual BIAZA ceremony
John Craib
Siobhan Douglas
Kevin Laird
Penguin update: The gentoos are now sitting on 17 chicks

Why not visit them and say hello in person?! Save up to 14% when you book in advance online:

[ Edinburghzoo.org.uk Link ]
Penguin update: The gentoos are now sitting on 17 chicks
Ciara MacDonald-McMurray
Natasha Balletta Photography
Michelle Emmett
#ZooNights tickets are selling fast! Still some availability for tonight but 23 June is almost sold out.

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ZooNights tickets are selling fast Still some availability for tonight but 23
Is your timeline suffering from election panda-monium? Our delightful red pandas would like to help with that...
Carol Allan
Shona Gray
Naomi Gibson
If youโ€™re visiting the Zoo this month make sure to keep an eye out for these stunning sculptures. They are part of an exhibition of 31 contemporary European and Chinese sculptures, Dialogue with Emperor Qinโ€™s Warriors.

You can find out more about them at the Zoo, and can see the rest of the exhibit at Summerhall until 30th June.

[ Socsi.in Link ]
If youre visiting the Zoo this month make sure to keep an
Lauren Macarthur-Boyd
Neil Macarthur-boyd