16 July 2022
Discover our busy bees this summer holiday!
Discover the world of busy bees this summer at Battersea Park Children’s Zoo! Go wild this summer holiday with a trip to the zoo to learn all about honey bees at our apiary! Throughout the holidays beekeepers from the London Beekeepers Association will be holding a host of demonstrations and talks at the zoo, letting you look into the fascinating world of sustainable beekeeping!Find out more
28 April 2022
Bees at Battersea Park Children's Zoo
We are excited to announce the opening of a new area at Battersea Park Children’s Zoo, an educational apiary in partnership with the London Beekeepers Association!Find out more
25 July 2021
Rare breed piglets born!
Our team is proud to announce the birth of two rare breed Oxford Sandy and Black piglets at Battersea Park Children's Zoo!Find out more
12 February 2021
Otter Quadruplets Born on 16th December 2020!
We are delighted to announce the birth of 4 Asian short-clawed otter cubs at the zoo on the 16th December 2020.Find out more
28 January 2020
Huge success as 6 threatened kakariki chicks fledge the nest!
In recent weeks our dedicated team of zoo keepers have been working hard to ensure our resident pair of yellow-crowned parakeets have everything they need to rear their chicks! We are proud to announce that we have 6 healthy chicks, fully fledged and exploring their enclosure alongside their parents!Find out more
11 August 2019
New Arrivals: Critically Endangered Cotton Top Tamarins!
Last month, Battersea Park Children's Zoo welcomed 4 new arrivals from Blackpool Zoo: Nellie, Nora, Dora and Diego - a sibling group of rare cotton top tamarins.Find out more
3 June 2019
Rare Breed Arrivals at Battersea’s Barley Mow Farm!
In recent months we have been busy at Battersea Park Children’s Zoo, preparing for a number of exciting new arrivals on our beloved Barley Mow Farm. To raise awareness of rare breed farm animals and promote the conservation of these stunning old breeds, we have looked closely at the work of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) and a couple of our newest resident's feature on their current watchlist.Find out more
1 April 2019
Ahoy there! The pi-rats of the Thames have docked at Battersea!
This week at Battersea Park Children’s Zoo, 6 fancy rats became our most recent residents when their pirate ship, the ‘Ratty Roger’ arrived!Find out more
1 February 2019
It's a Firehose Frenzy for the Capuchins!
Our dedicated team of keepers at Battersea Park Children’s Zoo spend a great deal of time challenging our animals through enrichment to encourage natural behaviours and provide them with a stimulating environment. One of the most intelligent and curious species that call our zoo home are the Brown Capuchins; Diablo, Medellin and Carlos.Find out more
1 January 2019
Hatching Success for the Threatened New Zealand Kakariki!
Battersea Park Children's Zoo is home to a whole host of species from all corners of the globe. One of the most chatty and outgoing of the animals that call our zoo home is the Kakariki, or Yellow-crowned Parakeet! These busy and brightly coloured birds can be found living near the Lemon Tree Cafe, right by the Coati!Find out more