Pictured is an Amur Leopard – ahead of the return of Love Your Zoo Week at Irelands only theme park and zoo, Tayto Park this May (25th May -3rd June). Tayto Park will host an array of exciting activities for all the family to enjoy including a new ‘World of Raptors’ birds of prey exhibit and a special monkey weekend! Visit www.TaytoPark.ie for more details.

LOVE Your Zoo Week returns to Tayto Park, Irelands only theme park and zoo until June 3rd with a host of exciting activities for all the family to enjoy including a special monkey weekend!

Tayto Park is hosting its first Monkey Weekend (Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd June) with a host of exciting activities for families. Visitors will learn about the five species of primate at Tayto Park with keepers hanging around the zoo to talk to visitors about all things monkey!

Families will meet the latest troop of macaques, along with the parks trio of tamarins and their boisterous squirrel monkeys which will be sure to keep you amazed for hours before checking out the parks smallest monkey, the Silvery marmoset, weighing in at a tiny 350 grams.

Tayto Park are encouraging any wildlife lovers, big and small, to come along and be creative, learn something new and get your hands dirty!

At specially chosen locations throughout the zoo, there will be a variety of interactive experiences with Tayto Parks primate keepers where you can help out and design fun, tasty treats and puzzles.

Then look on and share in the excitement as the parks monkeys put your creations to the test!

Also, make sure to stop by at our complementary arts and crafts hut for some special Love Your Zoo themed crafts.

‘Love Your Zoo’ week is an annual campaign established by BIAZA (Britain and Ireland’s association of zoos and aquariums) to promote the organisation and educate the public on zoos, aquariums and wildlife centres.

To date Tayto Park has donated over €53,000.00 to various wildlife conservations and initiatives and recently agreed to support the Wildcats Conservation Alliance programmes in the amount of €10,000.00 per annum for the next three years.

For more information, visit www.taytopark.ie

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