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National Insect Week returns in 2022

Colchester Zoo

Colchester Zoo

Colchester Zoo is now one of the finest zoos in Europe due to a constant programme of development. It has won the coveted “Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award” and the “Sustainable Tourism Award” for its efforts in recycling and green practices from the East of England Tourist Board. It has 60 acres of beautiful parkland and lakes in which to view its more than 260 species.

Did you know?

Thanatosis

'Thanatosis' is the scientific term for pretending to be dead, which is how many insects hide from predators.

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