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Painter Davy Turner from Kingswinford has painted DZG's reindeer indoor house

Art attack!

24 July 2016
DZG’s reindeer hut is even more a home from home after being transformed into a tundra habitat. Painter, Davy Turner from Kingswinford has worked his magic on the indoor walls of the new outdoor shelter and painted them to depict the...
DZG is sending congratulations to Sam Allardyce

Well done, Sam!

23 July 2016
We’re sending DZG congratulations to local lad, Sam Allardyce, on his new job as manager of the England national football squad. DZG's Critically endangered Sumatran tiger, Daseep and black-and-white ruffed lemur, Yoda, are helping...
DZG's Colombian spider monkeys enjoy some summer sunshine

School's out!

23 July 2016
School’s out and we’re looking forward to welcoming thousands of families to DZG over the next few weeks. Our four Colombian spider monkeys, Valentine, Charlie, Chester and Evita, are getting ready to enjoy some summer...
We've got some fab new magic t-shirts in the Safari Shop

T-shirts are animal magic!

22 July 2016
Fancy some animal magic? Then make sure you get your hands on our fab new t-shirts in the Safari Shop. Customer Services Team Member, Sarah Holt, with the new t-shirts The new clothing line, which burst into colour in the sunshine, has been...
Join DZG's Pokémon Fridays and hunt out our virtual critters

The Pokémon hunt's on!

21 July 2016
The hunt is well and truly on for one young Pokémon fan, who headed straight to DZG after breaking up from school today! As soon as the school bell rang for the end of term, 11 year-old Ben Grove was hitting our Pok...
Birthday celebrations for one of DZG's biggest and one of our smallest animals

Birthday of opposites!

21 July 2016
We’ve got two milestone birthdays on site today – the first is one of DZG’s biggest animals, while the other is one of the smallest!          Oba, our Patagonian sealion, who tips the scales at 37...
Reindeer Lily with her new calf at DZG

A surprise summer arrival!

20 July 2016
Summer isn’t usually the season associated with reindeer, but on the hottest day of the year so far we welcomed a new arrival! Seven-year-old Lily gave birth to a baby in the early hours of yesterday and the youngster has taken its...
DZG's chimpanzees enjoyed some ice lollies to cool down in the sunshine

Ice lolly cool down!

20 July 2016
We’ve all been there – the sun’s shining and it’s boiling hot outside so you reach for that tasty ice lolly to cool you down only to get brain freeze with the first bite!!       Mandy, DZG’s 39 year...
DZG has a Pokemon gym and nine Pokestops in the new Pokemon Go game

New arrivals at DZG!

19 July 2016
We’ve had a number of new critters arrive at DZG over the last few days, but keepers don’t need to feed or care for these, in fact we need help catching them! The 11th century Dudley Castle in the heart of Dudley Zoological...
DZG's red panda, Gawa is let out into his new enclosure

Gawa's out and about!

18 July 2016
Gorgeous Gawa was so excited at meeting our resident red panda, Yasmin, for the first time this afternoon he fell out of a tree! But rest assured he’s okay and was straight up and off exploring the rest of his hillside enclosure after...