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Please note that we are requiring all our visitors to pre-book a time and date in advance of their visit as part of our re-opening protocols and procedures. Times/dates are available to book a week in advance.

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Suggest a Name Competition for Two Recent Colombian Spider Monkey Arrivals

Suggest a Name Competition for Two Recent Colombian Spider Monkey Arrivals At the end of January we announced the births of two baby Columbian Black Spider Monkeys (Ateles fusciceps rufiventris) to mothers Batty and Norma. The two babies have yet to be named and the Rangers at the park have decided to ask the public who are unable to visit the park at the moment to send in name suggestions. Lead Ranger Teresa said, ‘We’ve had a lot of messages and questions being sent into the park at the moment. We know it’s…

Birds of the Lake at Fota Wildlife Park

Birds of the Lake at Fota Wildlife Park       Mallard Duck One of the most widespread of the species of duck in Ireland, the Mallard duck is often seen on the banks and in the waters of the lake at Fota Wildlife Park. The males, known as drakes, are beautifully coloured with striking green head, yellow bill and a white ring around the neck. The females are patterned brown with a dark stripe across the eye and whitish tail sides. Mallard ducklings can…

Fota Workbooks for Home - Sumatran Tiger

Fota Workbooks for Home - Sumatran Tiger Fota Wildlife Park is temporarily closed to the public for now the work still goes on and our dedicated animal care team and essential staff are continuing to provide the care our animals receive throughout the year. Find our COVID-19 FAQ here. While the park is closed we know some of our younger visitors have been missing their favourite animals so our Education Team have put together some workbooks that you can do at home. You can learn…

Fota Workbooks for Home - Rhino

Fota Workbooks for Home - Rhino Fota Wildlife Park is temporarily closed to the public for now the work still goes on and our dedicated animal care team and essential staff are continuing to provide the care our animals receive throughout the year. Find our COVID-19 FAQ here. While the park is closed we know some of our younger visitors have been missing their favourite animals so our Education Team have put together some workbooks that you can do at home. You can learn…

Guess the Egg - Easter Quiz

Guess the Egg - Easter Quiz Happy Easter Everyone! We have an egg quiz for your Easter activities! Below we have six eggs from animals here in Fota Wildlife Park and we want you to guess the animals.     Get the EGG QUIZ ANSWER SHEET here! 

Fota Workbooks for Home - Gibbons at Fota

Fota Workbooks for Home - Gibbons at Fota Fota Wildlife Park is temporarily closed to the public for now the work still goes on and our dedicated animal care team and essential staff are continuing to provide the care our animals receive throughout the year. Find our COVID-19 FAQ here. While the park is closed we know some of our younger visitors have been missing their favourite animals so our Education Team have put together some workbooks that you can do at home.  You…

Fota Workbooks for Home - Rothschild Giraffe

Fota Workbooks for Home - Rothschild Giraffe While Fota Wildlife Park is temporarily closed to the public for now the work still goes on and our dedicated animal care team and essential staff are continuing to provide the care our animals receive throughout the year. We know some of our younger visitors are finding it to understand why they cannot visit or are missing some of their favourite animals so our Education Dept have some workbooks for home they are putting together and we have…

Learn from Home - Fota Animal Workbooks

Learn from Home - Fota Animal Workbooks While Fota Wildlife Park is temporarily closed to the public for now the work still goes on and our dedicated animal care team and essential staff are continuing to provide the care our animals receive throughout the year. We know some of our younger visitors are finding it to understand why they cannot visit or are missing some of their favourite animals so our Education Dept have some workbooks for home they are putting together and we have…

COVID 19 Update from Fota Wildlife Park

COVID 19 Update from Fota Wildlife Park ***updated 25/03/2020 Following the latest Government advice regarding all non-essential businesses and public amenities, Fota Wildlife Park has taken the decision to temporarily close its gates to the public for the foreseeable future. Please be assured that our dedicated animal care team and essential staff will continue to provide the same level of care, husbandry and attention that all our animals receive throughout the year. While the…

Irish Rail Services - Bus Transfers on some services March 9th -15th

Due to essential track maintenance works, Irish Rail will be operating bus transfers between Cobh and Glounthaune from 10:00hrs on Monday 9th March to 16:00hrs on Sunday 15th March. Bus times will be advanced, departing Cobh by 10mins before the scheduled rail time in order to maintain on-time rail services between Glounthaune and Cork. The bus transfers will arrive and depart from the road at the front gate of the park (in front of the…