All the latest news and events from Exmoor Zoo

  • Panthera Britannia

    During this spring of 2022 Dragonfly films have been visiting the zoo collecting video footage of our Exmoor Beast. They have just released their new film on Vimeo entitled Panthera Britannia which … more

  • Bush dog puppies

    Bush dog puppies 25.07.2022

    Our bush dogs have been carefully hiding their current litter of puppies! Underground in amongst the dense bamboo in their enclosure the following video clip was snapped … more

  • Rare dinosaur bird

    Rare dinosaur bird 17.06.2022


    “Abou” an extremely rare “dinosaur bird” is on exhibit for the first time in a UK zoo! Born and bred in Pairi Daiza Zoo in Belgium “Abou” is a shoebill that looks … more




    One of the world’s rarest and least known about dogs is born at Exmoor Zoo. Vinegar dogs or Bush dogs are originally from the depths of the Amazon rainforest … more

  • Afrotherians rock the zoo!

    “Elephants at the Zoo? Really???”

    “Afrotherians rock the zoo!” “Meet an animal that is more African than a Zebra or a lion”!!

    Exmoor zoo has some unusual and often weird creatures on exhibit! Just … more

  • The USA miners cat comes to the UK!

    “The USA miners cat comes to the UK!”

    Exmoor zoo is unique amongst many UK zoos - here is just one reason why! These beautiful little animals are the first pair to be on exhibit in a zoo outside of … more

  • “Tree dwelling cats at the zoo”

    “Tree dwelling cats at the zoo”

    Are cats ground hunters or do they live in trees? If they really are tree dwellers then out of all the cats in the world the margay is perhaps the best suited for the … more

  • “Caracals take a leap into securing their future”!

    “Caracals take a leap into securing their future”!

    A good zoo should conserve. Whenever possible conserving a species will mean breeding. Exmoor zoo has just managed to pair their male caracal “Yoda” … more

  • A rare Madagascan oddity – the fanaloka!

    “A rare Madagascan oddity – the fanaloka!”

    In 2014 the Madagascan government allowed a pair of these animals into the UK for the first ever time. The government has since allowed another 5 unrelated … more

  • Hidden dogs from the unexplored Amazon jungle

    “Hidden dogs from the unexplored Amazon jungle”

    In the heart of the Amazon rainforest, well away from any people is a shy and secretive dog that has evolved to live and hunt in the dense wet and … more