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Otterly cool!
Mon, 23 Jul 2018 01:00:04 +0000
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Keepers came up with a n-ice idea to keep our otter family cool as the UK heatwave continues. Our Asiatic short-clawed otter mum and dad, Keyah and Buddy, and their two offspring were treated to a fishy feast – but it was all set in 10 litres of ice. Keeper Josh Luxton made the giant … Continue reading Otterly cool! The post Otterly cool! appeared first on Dudley Zoological Gardens.
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Skeleton story sparks interest
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 01:00:43 +0000
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A story of a skeleton being found in Dudley Castle more than 30 years after the great fire of 1750 has ignited interest in the blaze. Today, on the 268th anniversary of the fire which tore through the castle’s Tudor Sharington Range, our history expert Amy Hickman is preparing to dig deeper into suggestions human remains … Continue reading Skeleton story sparks interest The post Skelet...
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Tiger feet!
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 01:00:13 +0000
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For the very first time, Dudley Zoo is giving animal lovers chance to get their paws on artwork by our tigers, Daseep and Joao. To mark Global Tiger Day on Sunday, July 29, we’ve turned their paw prints – and a terrific tail print – into grrr-eat souvenirs to claw in funds to help tigers … Continue reading Tiger feet! The post Tiger feet! appeared first on Dudley Zoological Garde...
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Louise takes top title
Thu, 26 Jul 2018 01:00:33 +0000
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DZG Marketing Assistant Louise Curtis did such a grand job of co-ordinating a toddlers’ trek that she’s walked away with a top title. Kingswinford mum-of-two Louise, who has worked here for nearly 11 years, was named Employee of the Month after managing the two-day Barnardo’s Big Toddle last month and taking on extra responsibilities in … Continue reading Louise takes top title The pos...
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Bubbles for Bubbles!
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 01:00:28 +0000
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DZG Keeper Josh Luxton couldn’t wait to pop to our giant anteater paddock to see what our new male Bubbles made of bubbles. Using a bubble wand, Josh sent a trail of bubbles into the paddock and Bubbles burst out of his indoor area to investigate. Friendly one-year-old Bubbles joined us from Longleat Safari Park … Continue reading Bubbles for Bubbles! The post Bubbles for Bubbles! appeared f...
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Discover Dudley
Sat, 28 Jul 2018 01:00:57 +0000
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DZG is proud to be part of a stunning new video showcasing Dudley borough’s top tourist attractions and heritage sites. Filmed through the eyes of a curious 10-year-old girl, the two-and-a-half-minute Discover Dudley video takes viewers on a captivating tour to uncover the region’s industrial past, its natural beauty, its skills and innovation and its wealth of … Continue reading Discover Du...
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Blooming hot!
Sun, 29 Jul 2018 01:00:55 +0000
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DZG gardeners have come up with some tips to keep floral arrangements looking blooming beautiful during this long hot summer. Gardener Paul Durber, who waters the site’s hanging baskets and urn arrangements once a day, says dead-heading and watering the centre of the basket’s soil are key. Paul, who has worked at Dudley Zoo for … Continue reading Blooming hot! The post Blooming hot! ap...
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Luxury lemur lodgings
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 01:00:55 +0000
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Our black lemur family is settling into a newly-built home offering visitors a superb view of the critically endangered creatures. Mum Barbara, Dad Bryan, one-year-old Kim and baby Jim, who was born in April, have been moved from Lemur Wood walkthrough to their new £25,000 enclosure opposite our chimps. It comes complete with hammocks made … Continue reading Luxury lemur lodgings The post Lu...
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Anyone for Quidditch?
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 01:00:00 +0000
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It’ll be a hoot when Dudley Zoo becomes a hub of witchcraft and wizardry to mark International Owl Awareness Day in true Harry Potter style. This Thursday’s event, based on J.K. Rowling’s hugely popular fantasy fiction series, will focus on the 12 owls we have on site, celebrate the iconic bird species and raise awareness … Continue reading Anyone for Quidditch? The post Anyone for Qui...
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Purr-fect paws
Wed, 01 Aug 2018 01:00:56 +0000
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We’re all poised to mark Global Tiger Day this Friday when we’ll auction off a roarsome souvenir of our tiger feet. Big Cat Keeper Cheyenne Darkins has created unique plaster casts of a pair of paw prints – one from our gorgeous seven-year-old female, Daseep, and the larger one from our handsome six-year-old male, Joao. … Continue reading Purr-fect paws The post Purr-fect paws ap...
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