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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 big cats. 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…

  • Dharma, our Sumatran tiger, is well used to self-isolating. Sumatran tigers live alone, and in the wild they are quite shy and try to avoid people – lockdown sounds like no problem for them!
  • Having trouble spotting Dharma? Our beautiful, elusive tiger is generally active in the morning and afternoon, though she could be exploring in the long grass or having a snooze in her off-camera indoor area.

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 for their generous support of our Tiger Tracks enclosure. Without their expertise we would not have been able to provide this incredible 24 hour live view of the tigers. If you would like to find out more about IndigoVision and their Intelligent Video Solutions please visit www.indigovision.com.


CamvistaWe would also like to say thank you to Camvista who provide their expert video streaming services for all of our webcams.

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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.