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Native species and red squirrel fun days at Belfast Zoo

Sunday, July 3, 2016 - 10:00 to 15:00

Belfast Zoo is home to many native species which are found in and around Northern Ireland. During our native species and red squirrel fun days, we host a number of events and activities designed to raise awareness of local biodiversity and wild habitats.

There will be entertainment for all the family with crafts, face painting and a bouncy castle too!

Normal zoo admission prices apply

Age limits or guidance

Suitable for all ages

Cost details

Standard admission to the Zoo applies

Did you know?


Female water snipe flies Atherix ibis clasp each other and cluster in big round aggregations on the end of branches overhanging rivers – males entering the swarms are mated repeatedly until they die. The females then lay their eggs in to the water – and all die still in their tight aggregations.