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    Conservation at Newquay Zoo

    Written by: Michelle Turton

    Submitted: 10th October 2006

    As a modern zoo, Newquay Zoo works worldwide to take part in breeding programmes to protect rare animals. Newquay Zoo has a growing range of overseas links and projects and is is an active member of the EEP (European Endangered Species Programme).

    twin owston's civet cubs

    twin owston's civet cubs

    Worldwide Projects

    Award winning Newquay Zoo is set amongst exotic lakeside gardens with animals from all around the world ranging from the smallest monkey the Pygmy Marmoset to 'Ronnie' and 'Connie' the African Lions. Specialising in breeding many endangered species, Newquay Zoo is at the forefront of conservation, education and entertainment.

    As a modern zoo, Newquay Zoo works worldwide to take part in breeding programmes to protect rare animals. Newquay Zoo has a growing range of overseas links and projects including:

    • The Vietnamese Small Carnivore Programme in Vietnam
    • The Pangolin Conservation Project in Cambodia
    • The Pacarana Conservation Project in Colombia
    • The Tandroy Conservation Trust in Madagascar
    • The UNAU Sloth Rehabilitation project in Colombia

    Funding goes direct to all five projects. Currently Newquay Zoo holds a family of Owston's Civets from Vietnam and two Hoffman's Sloths.

    European Endangered Species Programme

    Newquay Zoo is an active member of the EEP (European Endangered Species Programme) which includes such animals as Brazilian Tapirs, Diana Monkeys, Humboldt's Penguins, Madagascan Radiated Tortoises and Malayan Black Hornbills to name just a few.

    You can find out more about the work of the zoo by visiting www.newquayzoo.org.uk.

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