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11th Nov 2016

There’s a really good excuse to go to Dublin’s Zoo this month

Like we needed an excuse.

Like we needed an excuse.

Dublin Zoo has just announced that kids can go free for the next two weeks. To celebrate the success of the zoo this year and as a way of saying thank you, Dublin Zoo is offering free admission to children from now until Friday 25th November.

There will be plenty for you to see over the two-week period thanks to the recent births of an Asian elephant calf, a southern white rhinoceros calf, a western lowland gorilla baby along with many other new arrivals – not to mention the opening of the new Orangutan Forest.

Just look at their little faces.


REPRO FREE 03/07/2016 Dublin Zoo. 18th July 2016 Baby Gorilla Born at Dublin Zoo Dublin Zoo is delighted to announce the arrival of a bouncing, baby western lowland gorilla. Proud mum, Lena, gave birth to a healthy, baby gorilla in the early hours of Saturday morning (16th July). The new-born weighs approximately 1.8kgs and so far keepers have been unable to determine the gender because Lena is keeping the baby close to her chest. Dublin Zoo is open daily from 9.30am.   ENDS For more information, please contact: Joanne O’Sullivan: 01 634 2512 / 086 156 6985 Siobhan Grogan 01 6342561/ 085 2249485 PSG Communications © Patrick Bolger

REPRO FREE 21/09/2016 21st September 2016 Asian Elephant Calf Born at Dublin Zoo It’s a Girl! Dublin Zoo is celebrating the arrival of a new Asian elephant calf. Proud mum, Asha, gave birth to the healthy calf on Monday evening (19th September) after a 22 month gestation period. The calf is estimated to be just under 1 metre tall and weighs approx. 70kg. The new arrival is Asha’s first calf and the fourth elephant calf born at Dublin Zoo in two years. The calf will join the herd of eight Asian elephants, including dad Upali, in the Kaziranga Forest Trail, proudly sponsored by The Natural Confectionery Company. Dublin Zoo is inviting the public to suggest a name for the newest arrival based on her Asian origin. Name suggestions can be submitted at  ENDS For more information, please contact: Siobhan Grogan 01 6342561/ 085 2249485 Joanne O’Sullivan: 01 634 2512 / 086 156 6985 PSG Communications

Find out more information on how to avail of this offer by visiting Dublin Zoo’s Facebook page: