Dublin Zoo celebrates the arrival of 12 piglets and 3 lambs just in time for spring
Dublin Zoo is welcoming the arrival of 12 Tamworth piglets and 3 Suffolk lambs at the Family Farm. The new arrivals, born in mid-March, are all thriving and can be seen by visitors at the Family Farm which is a joint project between Agri Aware and the Zoo.
Eddie O’Brien, team leader at Dublin Zoo said: “The piglets and lambs are adapting to their surroundings really well. It’s fantastic to see the Family Farm, which is one of the most popular parts of the Zoo for visitors, thriving with the new arrivals.”
This year should also see the opening of a new attraction at the Zoo. The Sea Lion cove & Flamingo Lagoon is set to open in early summer and is intented to be a large maritime habitat for California sea lions where zoo visitors will be able to observe the sea lions swimming underwater. It will also encompass a large flight aviary for the Chilean flamingos.
The Zoo is open seven days a week from 9.30am to 6pm from March to September with last admissions at 5pm.
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