Discover the world of bees this summer!

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!

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Bees at Battersea Zoo

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!

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Rare breed piglets born!

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!

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Otter Quadruplets Born

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.

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Kakariki Chicks Fledge The Nest

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!

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Zoo News Cotton Top Tamarin Arrival

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.

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Zoo News Rare Breed Arrivals

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.

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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!

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Zoo News Capuchins

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.

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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!

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