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Boxing Day bubble & squeak!
Tue, 26 Dec 2017 02:00:16 +0000
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Our primates are enjoying Christmas Day leftovers as our keepers whip them up a traditional Boxing Day dish! The likes of our chimpanzees, howler monkeys and gelada baboons will be tucking into lashings of bubble and squeak made up of yesterday’s surplus veggies, including potatoes, peas, sprouts and carrots from keepers’ roast dinners! Lower Primates … Continue reading Boxing Day bubble �...
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Unveiling 2018 plans
Wed, 27 Dec 2017 02:00:11 +0000
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As 2017 draws to a close, we’re excited to reveal our plans for next year, which include introducing brand new species to the DZG collection and a summer beach for our younger visitors. Over the coming 12 months we’re getting set to spend £405,000 on animal projects across the 40-acre site including new exhibits for … Continue reading Unveiling 2018 plans The post Unveiling 2018 plans appear...
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Throwback Thursday
Thu, 28 Dec 2017 02:00:36 +0000
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It’s our final look back at DZG life over the last 80 years and as it’s Christmas we couldn’t resist turning the clock back just four years when our tigers enjoyed some snowy enrichment! It was March 2013 when our Sumatran tiger, Daseep and Amur tiger, Tschuna, were snapped playing in the white stuff, which … Continue reading Throwback Thursday The post Throwback Thursday appeare...
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Free offer returns
Fri, 29 Dec 2017 02:00:18 +0000
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We’re relaunching our free return offer again for all our January and February visitors. From Monday, every full paying person who visits DZG during the first few weeks of 2018 will receive a complimentary trip on us. Zoo Director Derek Grove, said: “Why not get out in the fresh air and enjoy a stroll around … Continue reading Free offer returns The post Free offer returns appeared first on ...
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Feed raises funds
Sat, 30 Dec 2017 02:00:24 +0000
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Visitors have helped us raise more than £1,500 for in-situ conservation projects throughout the year by purchasing pots of nectar to feed our rainbow lorikeets. Here at DZG we’re proud to lend our support to important animal campaigns and raise funds for vital awareness projects, including events such as World Camel Day, World Lion Day, … Continue reading Feed raises funds The post Feed rais...
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80th year draws to a close
Sun, 31 Dec 2017 02:00:08 +0000
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It’s the last few hours of 2017 and DZG’s 80th anniversary year. A huge Thank You to everyone who has supported us throughout the last 12 months and helped us celebrate the zoo’s past, present and future. Zoo Director Derek Grove, said: “DZG has seen so many changes over the last eight decades and we … Continue reading 80th year draws to a close The post 80th year draws to a close appeared f...
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Stocktake’s underway!
Tue, 02 Jan 2018 02:00:27 +0000
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From Asha the Asiatic lioness to Zeb the black and white ruffed lemur, every animal has to be counted as Dudley Zoological Gardens begins its yearly stocktake. The annual audit forms part of the licensing requirements of all UK zoos and wildlife parks and involves keepers totting up every invertebrate, bird, mammal, reptile and amphibian … Continue reading Stocktake’s underway! The pos...
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An extra head to count…
Wed, 03 Jan 2018 02:00:18 +0000
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Keepers have an extra head to count in this year’s census following the birth of a gelada baboon. The baby was born on December 21 and is the second baby for 11 year-old Addis, who is also mum to three year-old Billie. Visitors can already spot the youngster closely tucked up to mum in their … Continue reading An extra head to count… The post An extra head to count… appeared firs...
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And the winning project is…
Thu, 04 Jan 2018 02:00:25 +0000
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The visitor votes are in and the winning 2018 animal redevelopment project is the Sumatran tiger enclosure. Since the summer holidays we’ve been asking all visitors who add the ten per cent voluntary donation to their entrance fee to vote for one of three major projects, involving either tigers, chimpanzees or bears and we had … Continue reading And the winning project is… The post And...
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Festive fun with Dudley the elf!
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 02:00:20 +0000
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Meet Dudley, the zoo elf, who’s entertaining our Instagram followers with his festive exploits in the run-up to Christmas. It’s his job to spread some extra Crimbo cheer across the 40-acre site with behind-the-scenes posts with our staff and exotic species. So far he’s been snapped feeding our Humboldt penguins, having fun down on the … Continue reading Festive fun with Dudley the elf! The p...
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