Zoos Support Fund

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 29th June 2020.

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Photo of Alex Sobel Alex Sobel Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which zoos and safari parks have accessed the Coronavirus Zoos Support Fund.

Photo of Victoria Prentis Victoria Prentis The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

As of 29 June, 46 zoos and aquariums have accessed Defra's COVID-19 Zoos Support Fund and signed a grant agreement. These are provided in a list below. On 27 June, the Government announced that zoos and aquariums are set to receive up to £100 million in additional support to help them continue to care for their animals through the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Skegness Aquarium (Teen Spirit Ltd.)
  • Ark Wildlife Park (Jurassic Encounters)
  • Shepreth Wildlife Park
  • Tamar Otter & Wildlife Centre
  • Cumbria Zoo
  • Becky Fall’s Ancient Woodland
  • Predator Experience
  • The Owl and Monkey Haven (The Leaf Foundation)
  • Amazon World Zoo Park (Island Amazon Adventure)
  • Wild Discovery
  • Avon Valley Country Park
  • Woodside Wildlife Park
  • Dartmoor Zoological Park
  • Oasis Camel Park
  • Amazona Zoo (Brazilia Ltd.)
  • The Falconry Centre
  • Chew Valley Animal Park
  • Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park
  • Exmoor Zoological Park
  • White Post Farm
  • Lake District Wildlife Park
  • Ventura Wildlife Park
  • The New Forest Wildlife Park
  • Green Dragon Rare Breeds Farm and Eco Centre
  • The Living Rainforest (Trust for Sustainable Living)
  • Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom
  • Porfell Wildlife Park & Sanctuary
  • National Centre for Birds of Prey (Duncombe Park)
  • Raptor Foundation
  • Battersea Park Children's Zoo
  • Ilfracombe Aquarium
  • The Whitehouse Centre
  • Old Macdonald's Farm & Fun Park
  • Jimmy’s Farm & Wildlife Park (The Essex Pig Company)
  • Wildwood Escot
  • Hamerton Zoological Park
  • Lee Valley Park Farm (Coda Falconry)
  • Dorset Falconry Park (Xtreme Falconry)
  • Noah's Ark Zoo Farm
  • Tropiquaria Zoo
  • Ponderosa Zoo
  • Bowland Wild Boar Park (Simply Native Ltd.)
  • Liberty’s Owl, Raptor & Reptile Centre
  • Zoo2U
  • Kirkleatham Owl Centre
  • Southend SeaLife Adventure

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