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    Text ZOO plus the amount you’d like to donate to 70085 (e.g. ZOO10 to donate £10)* to help feed our animals at this difficult time.

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Edinburgh Zoo is temporarily closed, which means we have no visitor income. But our food bill alone is £55,000 every month.

Our cameras help you watch our amazing animals, including our koalas. The good news is you can help them.

You can give a donation today, or text ZOO plus the amount you’d like to donate to 70085 (e.g. ZOO10 to donate £10)*.

Thank you to everyone who has already shown their support. As a charity with no government funding, we rely on animal lovers like you – and so do the wonderful species we care for.

Now for some fun facts. Did you know…

  • Tanami is one of our Queensland koalas and his hobbies include eating 500g of eucalyptus each day (the equivalent of a small bag of sugar)
  • He also loves squeezing in as much shuteye as he possibly can. Koalas sleep up to 22 hours every single day and prefer to spend time alone in their own home range, so they’re experts at following lockdown rules!
  • Lorna looks after Tanami every day and says he is most active in the morning and enjoys roaming around when she is putting out his breakfast.

Please continue to enjoy watching our animals – we hope to see you soon. In the meantime, take the best of care!

*Texts cost your donation amount plus one standard rate message and you’ll be opting in to hear more about our work and fundraising via telephone and SMS. If you’d like to give but do not wish to receive marketing communications, text ZOONOINFO to 70085.

IndigoVisionWe would like to say thank you to IndigoVision. Without their expertise and support we would not be able to provide this incredible view of the koalas. If you would like to find out more about IndigoVision and their Intelligent Video Solutions please visit: www.indigovision.com

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There are lots of ways you can help our animals

Sadly, Edinburgh Zoo is closed temporarily, so this is a very challenging time. Our food costs alone are £55,000 every month.

The good news is you can help the animals you love. 

You can give a donation, adopt an animal or join as a member. And you can buy zoo tickets and experiences to enjoy later.

Please help our animals today.