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Looking towards Hengistbury Head from Highcliffe beach, Highcliffe, Dorset

Highcliffe

in the county of Dorset

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a Animal Park or Zoo in the town of St Helier, in the county of Channel Islands

About Jersey Zoo

Jersey Zoo, located in St Helier, is a renowned zoological park with a strong emphasis on conservation and education. Founded by the late Gerald Durrell, a prominent naturalist and author, the zoo is part of the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. The primary mission of the zoo is to safeguard endangered species and their habitats through breeding programs, research, and public awareness initiatives.

Visitors to Jersey Zoo can explore carefully designed enclosures that mimic the natural environments of the animals. The zoo is home to a diverse range of species, including lemurs, gorillas, orangutans, and rare birds. One of its notable features is the immersive Lemur Lake, providing an up-close experience with these fascinating primates.

Jersey Zoo also houses the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust headquarters, where dedicated researchers and conservationists work to develop strategies for species preservation. The zoo's commitment to education is evident through its outreach programs, events, and partnerships aimed at fostering a deeper understanding of wildlife and the importance of biodiversity conservation.

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