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Bubbles nose what he likes!
Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00:34 +0000
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When our male giant anteater Bubbles uses his 2ft-long tongue to lap up his favourite natural yogurt, everyone nose what he’s been eating! That’s because the adorable one-year-old leaves much of his regular treat around his nose. Keeper Josh Luxton said: “Giant anteaters certainly are messy eaters and they often have food left around their … Continue reading Bubbles nose what he likes! The p...
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Highly recommended!
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 01:00:42 +0000
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A Telford animal lover who became a DZG Keeper for the Day said the experience was so brilliant she’s recommended it to all her friends. Jodie Mortimer, who shared the experience with her partner Jack Close, said going behind the scenes and getting so close to our animals was magical. She had been given the … Continue reading Highly recommended! The post Highly recommended! appeared fi...
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Trimmer in training
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00:09 +0000
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Apprentice gardener Jordan Share is powering through his on-site training after getting some top tips on using power tools. The 19-year-old gardening team member has just used hedge trimmers to tidy beech trees and the off cuts will provide tasty treats for our giraffes all winter. Jordan, from Kingswinford, joined Dudley Zoo two years ago … Continue reading Trimmer in training The post Trim...
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Californian dream
Sun, 26 Aug 2018 01:00:05 +0000
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Chimp lover Katie Draper made a mammoth 10,000-mile round trip from her Californian home for a dream close encounter with our chimps. Twenty-three-year-old Katie, from Los Angeles, completed the marathon journey to DZG to meet and feed our seven female chimpanzees and said it was one of the best experiences of her life. Katie, who … Continue reading Californian dream The post Californian dre...
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Thanks for hanging with us!
Mon, 27 Aug 2018 01:00:53 +0000
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Thanks to everyone who hung out with us for our International Orangutan Day celebrations – we pulled in more than £400. The £439.14 total, which will be split equally between conservation charity The Orangutan Appeal UK and our own fund to build a new £800,000 exhibit for our four orangs, was raised through games including … Continue reading Thanks for hanging with us! The post Thanks for ha...
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Daseep’s sketch for survival
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00:16 +0000
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An artist who used DZG’s tigress Daseep as his subject has donated the stunning sketch to a global campaign fighting animal extinction. Award-winning artist David Skidmore produced the impressive pencil drawing from a photo of female Sumatran tiger Daseep and it will soon be going under the hammer in a high-profile auction run by wildlife … Continue reading Daseep’s sketch for survival...
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A trio of hatchlings
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 01:00:43 +0000
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Three gecko hatchlings born in DZG’s Reptile House have taken up residence down on the Farm. Two tiny Standing’s day geckos, born on August 7 and 10, and a tokay gecko which hatched on May 7 have just moved into a special hatchling area in the farm barn. Senior Keeper Kirsty Thornton said: “The geckos … Continue reading A trio of hatchlings The post A trio of hatchlings appeared first on Dud...
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Red panda party!
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 01:00:56 +0000
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We’re getting ready for a red panda party this weekend as we prepare to celebrate our magnificent pair, Yasmin and Gawa. DZG’s International Red Panda Day festivities will run throughout this weekend when there will be chance to win a red panda adoption, a cuddly red panda and a red panda cushion. Throughout Saturday and … Continue reading Red panda party! The post Red panda party! appeared ...
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You’ve both bean very kind!
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 01:00:00 +0000
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Keen gardener Laura Hamilton and her mum Pat have bean extremely kind by donating piles of homegrown runner beans for DZG’s chimps. The pair produced the bumper crop on their allotment in Northfield, Birmingham, and donated their surplus supplies to our all- female group of primates. Laura said: “When we realised how many beans we … Continue reading You’ve both bean very kind! The post You’v...
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Happy International Primate Day!
Sat, 01 Sep 2018 01:00:44 +0000
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It’s International Primate Day today and here at Dudley Zoo all 17 of our primate species are extremely special. Sadly, four of them are in the world’s top 25 most endangered primates, which is why being part of breeding and conservation programmes is so close to our hearts. The Bornean orangutan, the Sulawesi crested black … Continue reading Happy International Primate Day! The post H...
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