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today at 10:43. Facebook
What a handsome boy giant panda, Yang Guang is, resting on his bed of bamboo.

Thanks to Mike Gilburt for sharing this great photo with us.
Edinburgh Zoo
yesterday at 11:44. Facebook
Congratulations to @granny_gears on twitter. You have won a years joint adult membership in our Valentine's Day flamingo photo board competition. We will be in touch shortly with details on how to claim your prize.

Keep an eye out for more competitions coming soon.
Edinburgh Zoo
02/19/2017 at 09:45. Facebook
Would you like to work at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo? If so we have variety vacancies including:

Seasonal Admissions & Retail Assistants
Seasonal Visitor Experience Assistants
Education Officer
Communications Coordinators
and more....

Apply now:
[ Rzss.org.uk Link ]
Edinburgh Zoo
02/17/2017 at 10:29. Facebook
It’s Monkey Madness this February half term at Edinburgh Zoo and the National Museum of Scotland! We've teamed up to offer you ticket discounts at both sites.

At Edinburgh Zoo, show a Monkey Business ticket dated between 11 February and 31 March and receive two adult tickets for £19

At the National Museums Scotland, show an Edinburgh Zoo ticket dated between 11 February and 31 March and...
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02/16/2017 at 10:22. Facebook
The first newborn of 2017 is a red-bellied lemur, born to parents Gizmo and Bart in January.

The youngster, who is doing well, spent the first few weeks being carried constantly by its mother, but now that it is getting a bit older it has become easier to spot as it jumps and swings around and plays with its older siblings, albeit never wandering far from mum.

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02/15/2017 at 11:18. Facebook
Don't miss - From Paxton to Patagonia with RZSS Nature Photographer in Residence, Laurie Campbell on 17 February at Edinburgh Zoo.

Laurie is one of Scotland's leading natural history and landscape photographers. His presentation will be in two parts with the first including many of his best ‘landmark’ images from over thirty years in the business working as Scotland’s first full-time...
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02/15/2017 at 09:32. Facebook
In case you missed it some of the animals were given some Valentine's Day themed enrichment from their keepers. Including the meerkats, pygmy hippos, barbary macaques and some of our bird species.
Edinburgh Zoo
02/14/2017 at 12:32. Facebook
Roses are red, violets are blue, red pandas are back at Edinburgh Zoo!

Romance is in the air with the arrival of new couple Bruce and Ginger. After Ginger's arrival on Sunday from the Netherlands, the pair are side by side in separate enclosures but, once they've had a chance to settle in, keepers will begin the introduction process.

They have made a welcome return thanks to funding from...
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02/14/2017 at 09:27. Facebook
We are 'Otterly in love this Valentine’s Day.

If you are visiting the zoo today, keep an eye out for more animals getting some themed enrichment from their keepers.
Every breeding season Gentoo penguins present pebbles to each other.

This Valentine's Day why not visit the zoo and paint a pebble for your loved one: [ Edinburghzoo.org.uk Link ]
If you are visiting the Zoo take a photo with our flamingo themed photo board in the main entrance and post it on social media using the hashtag #lovezoo and tag @EdinburghZoo for your chance to win a joint adult membership for a full year.

View full terms and conditions here: [ Edinburghzoo.org.uk Link ]
Another fun Valentine's themed fact - Our longest term relationship is a pair of Chilean flamingos that arrived together in 1987. They even hatched a chick last year #LoveZoo
Did you know - our Darwin’s rhea are our most prolific couple, they have successfully reared 15 chicks since 2014. #LoveZoo
Join us this Valentine's Weekend as we are hosting a variety of activities, including pebble painting, caricaturist and our flamingo photo board competition. #LoveZoo

See the website for full details: [ Edinburghzoo.org.uk Link ]
Check out this great video of the otters enjoying their Valentine's-themed enrichment.
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner the keepers have been gearing up for the festivities by giving the group of otters some fun Valentine’s-themed enrichment.

They were treated to a collection of red heart-shaped ice treats, as well as a heart-shaped float which they could use to sail around their pond.

Find our more about our Valentines Events: [ Edinburghzoo.org.uk Link ]
Congratulations to the three winners of our Zoo Nights 2017 competition. Our Events team will be in touch with your shortly.

Don't worry if you didn't win this time, we will have more competitions coming up soon, so keep your eyes peeled.

Alternatively you can 'Join us for a Carnival' by booking your #ZooNights tickets now: [ Edinburghzoo.org.uk Link ]
We reckon we’d be otterly lost without our other halves; even when they drive us utterly wild, we couldn’t bear to be without them.
Let someone know you think they’re the bees’ knees and treat them to two tickets to Edinburgh Zoo for just £19 with our exclusive offer through Itison Edinburgh.

Take advantage of this limited time offer and book now at: [ Itison.com Link ]

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Roses are red, violets are blue, I love you, let’s go to the Zoo!

Looking for something a bit different this Valentine’s Day? Why not spend your day taking a stroll around our wonderful gardens, visit over 1,000 rare and endangered animals, then finish your day with a film screening of a Disney classic.

Showings are taking place 11 - 14 February at 2.30pm each day.

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Tickets are now on sale until the end of March 2017.

Book online in advance and you could save up to 14%!: [ Edinburghzoo.org.uk Link ]