Events

Calling all wildlife detectives

Scouting and other community groups can become wildlife detectives at DZG – thanks to an exciting new quiz booklet in our activity packs. Groups attending the zoo from these organisations are already given activity bags containing puzzle pages, a pencil, crayons and a free kids return voucher. But now we’ve added the new Wildlife Detectives Continue reading Calling all wildlife detectives

Celebrating Barbara!

We’re wishing mums of all species a Happy Mother’s Day today – especially our first-time mum Barbara, the black lemur. Last May Barbara gave birth to daughter Kimmy – our first baby black lemur in over a decade – and she’s taken to motherhood incredibly well. Trainee Keeper Cara Sheldon said: “Barbara is very caring Continue reading Celebrating Barbara!

Wakey wakey!

DZG is urging animal lovers to set their alarm clocks and come and wake up some of the world’s rarest animals.   On Sunday May 20, we have an early morning guided tour giving visitors the opportunity to go behind the scenes and get close to a variety of exotic animals. Marketing Manager Andrea Hales Continue reading Wakey wakey!

Celebrating St George!

The borough’s St George’s Day celebrations promise something for everyone as the festival returns to Dudley Castle for another year. DZG is delighted to be the setting for the action-packed patriotic extravaganza for the third year running. The festivities take place on Sunday April 22 in the 11th century castle courtyard between 3pm and 7pm Continue reading Celebrating St George!