Category: Animal News

Our new baby Emperor Tamarin monkey!

Our new baby Emperor Tamarin monkey!

We are delighted to announce the arrival of our first baby Emperor Tamarin (Saguinus imperator) monkey at Alma Park Zoo!

Blackbuck Antelope born at Alma

Blackbuck Antelope born at Alma

Keepers were delighted to find that Alma’s Blackbuck Antelope herd increased by one on the morning of December 18th.  

Rare Cotton Top Tamarin monkeys born at Alma

Rare Cotton Top Tamarin monkeys born at Alma

With less than 5000 Cotton Top Tamarin monkeys left in the wild; the birth of another set of rare Cotton Top Tamarin twins at Alma is cause for excitement!

Good Golly Miss Molly! You have twins!

Good Golly Miss Molly! You have twins!

Spring came early for Molly the Sheep of Friendship Farm!  On the 7th of August she gave birth to twin male lambs – one black and one white!

We welcome Jazz the Binturong!

We welcome Jazz the Binturong!

He has the face of a cat, the body of a bear, a prehensile tail as long as his body and he smells like popcorn!

Poco joins Peek-a-Boo Monkey Games at Alma!

Poco joins Peek-a-Boo Monkey Games at Alma!

Pygmy Marmosets have been part of Alma for a number of years.  With the arrival of Poco from Perth Zoo,  Alma is now part of the Australasian breeding program for this species!

The Parma Wallaby returns to Alma Park Zoo!

The Parma Wallaby returns to Alma Park Zoo!

After a 6 year absence from the Zoo, we are pleased to announce that the Parma Wallaby has returned to Alma!

Gomez & Aya sitting in a tree...

Gomez & Aya sitting in a tree…

Gomez arrived from Aalborg Zoo in Denmark and Aya arrived from Lyon Zoo in France.  Alma Park Zoo hope to have little Emperor Tamarins arriving later in the year from this match!

Marvelous Zoo Mothers!

Marvelous Zoo Mothers!

On Mother’s Day we pay tribute to the fantastic animal Mother’s of Alma Park Zoo! 

The new Northern Koala at Alma is cheeky!

The new Northern Koala at Alma is cheeky!

What makes Franky, the new male Northern Koala at Alma so cheeky?

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