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BIAZA is the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums. We are the professional body representing the best zoos and aquariums in Britain and Ireland. 

We have over 100 zoo and aquarium members who pride themselves on their excellent animal welfare, education and conservation work. BIAZA leads and supports its members and helps promote the work of good zoos and aquariums.


Marketing & Education Conference

The meeting will
be held
from November 18-20
at Fota Wildlife Park.


Click here for all events

BIAZA Buy an Acre Campaign 

Thanks to our members we
have so far raised more than £9,000
to secure 90 acres of
habitat in the Sierra
Gorda Reserve in Mexico

Click here for all news


BIAZA News: Summer Edition

30 years of Drusillas Zoo
Shepreth's hedgehod hospital
The return of the bison
Five Sisters rises from the ashes



Love Your Zoo 2014

Bill Oddie added his voice
to the Love Your Zoo campaign
this year!

Read all about it here.




Watch the video below to learn more about zoos and conservation!


The IUCN Red List 'Amazing Species'

The IUCN Red List ‘Amazing Species' is a comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of species.  It was launched to increase awareness of the enormous variety of life on our planet, and raise the profile of threatened species. Click on the photograph to learn more about this amazing species.

BIAZA is a member of the IUCN and supports its aim of working together to conserve nature.

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Four baby rock hyraxes which have been born at Chester Zoo may look like Guinea pigs – but in fact they are one of the closest living relatives of the elephant.


A diver has captured on camera two rare species of seahorse in the Philippines that had previously never been seen before in the country’s seas.


Belfast Zoological Gardens is celebrating Baako the Western lowland gorilla’s first birthday, on Sunday 3 August 2014, with a big ‘birthday bash’!


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