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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# fota wildlife park

Last year
# baby sloth
First-ever baby sloth born at Fota Wildlife Park
The baby, whose gender is unknown, was born in recent weeks.
All time
# New cubs on the block
Five cheetah cubs born at Fota Wildlife Park
The two male and three female cubs were born on 10 August.
# Bull Island Bird
Great white pelican on the loose from Fota Wildlife Park spotted in Dublin Bay
The pelican had escaped from Fota Wildlife Park recently and has been on a tour of Ireland.
# Dublin Zoo
Dublin Zoo and Fota Wildlife Park to get €3 million funding boost
The announcement follows a fundraising campaign launched last month by Dublin Zoo.
# Born This Way
Baby bison born in Fota to be named by local school students
The baby bison, who has yet to be named, was born on 25 October.
# coronavirus closures
Fota Wildlife Park expecting losses of €3.5 million this year as coronavirus reality bites
Smaller pet farms around the country are feeling the impact already.
# pride of cork
Four 'vulnerable' cheetah cubs born at Fota Wildlife Park
The Northern cheetah cubs were born at the conservation park in November.
# jungle out there
Why Cork's 'recession proof' Fota Wildlife Park may struggle to grow visitors in the recovery
The head of the attraction talks about how the site plans to continue to expand.
# lions and tigers and bears
What do all the animals in Irish zoos get up to on Christmas Day? We found out
Do they know it’s Christmas time at all? (Sorry.)
# pride of cork
First-ever litter of Asian lion cubs born at Fota Wildlife Park
Asian lions are endangered as there are only about 500 individuals remaining in the wild.
# aren't they lovely?
These four cheetah cubs are the new arrivals at this Cork wildlife park
The cheetah cubs are said to be making great progress so far.
# signed sealed delivered
Wild animals, including monkey called Stevie Wonder, escaped at Fota seven times in one year
The animals were never in danger or a threat to any visitors, a spokesperson said.
# spider baby
A new cute baby spider monkey has been born at Fota
Colombian spider monkeys are critically endangered in the wild.
# wildlife park
Fota's Tiger Forest hopes to attract thousands with new €6m development
The first part of the Wildlife Park’s new Asian Sanctuary will open to the publc
# inspired by cadbury
Meet Fota's new baby giraffes... and suggest some names for them
Cork has two new arrivals.
# cork cub
Which Irish rugby legend has the Fota cheetah cub been named after?
He has big (rugby) boots to fill.
# cork cub
Watch the newborn cheetah cub exploring at Fota Wildlife Park
Get your name suggestions in quickly!
# name that cub
Fota Wildlife Park celebrates birth of baby cheetah
It is the first baby cheetah to be born there in over five years and you can name him.
# true or false
Debunked: Do ostriches bury their heads in the sand when scared?
Or could that just be according to a book published in 77AD?
Fota Island Resort to be handed over to new Chinese owners next month
The resort – which includes a 131 bedroom hotel, 54 lodges and a 27-hole golf course – has been purchased by Chinese hoteliers, the Kang Family.
# ultimate fun run
This is what happens when you jog past a group of animals
This is hypnotic and hilarious.
# Jobswatch
Expansion at Fota Wildlife Park to create 10 jobs
A new animal care and conservation centre is to be built this year at the popular tourist destination.
# need to know
The Evening with added dogs who can drive
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Viral
Watch: Cork penguin becomes YouTube sensation...
…but he’s oh, so lonely.
# Google
Ireland's top tourist destinations now on Google Street View
Dublin Zoo and Fota Wildlife Park are just some of the tourist attractions that can now be explored in detail online.