Thirty one DZG Humboldt penguins have had a late Christmas present after receiving names from generous adopters. Keepers discovered 40 of our 85-strong colony didn’t have names on their official zoo records, just identification numbers, so we offered penguin fans the chance to adopt and name them. Marketing Assistant, Louise Curtis, said: “We were overwhelmed … Continue reading Flippin’ great news!
Father Christmas won’t be the only one delivering piles of treats this year as DZG’s very own Santa, storeman Bill Newton, has made sure we’re well stocked to give our animals some festive surprises – and yes, sprouts are on the menu! With his meticulous ordering system, Bill has to ensure we’ve got enough fresh and … Continue reading Festive treats
DZG has the most generous supporters who are always keen to help us care for some of the world’s most endangered animals – especially at Christmas time. We want to say a huge thank you to those who donate money and answer our appeals for items to help enrich the lives of the species we … Continue reading Christmas gifts
There’s just 10 days to go and there are two DZG girls who are particularly excited for the big day. As this year is the first time our baby reindeer, Sunflower and Jasmine, have met the man in red! The youngsters made headlines earlier this year when they were both unusually born in the height of … Continue reading Merry Christmas, deer!
We all got into the Christmas spirit at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre on Friday at the launch of this year’s pantomime, Aladdin. We invited local clubs, children’s centres and organisations who have supported us over the past 12 months to join us as our VIP guests for the dress rehearsal performance. And a grand night was … Continue reading Panto fun!
DZG’s Marketing team are busy coping with Christmas requests from animal-mad adopters and are urging purchasers not to miss out on Friday’s deadline. Marketing Manager, Andrea Hales, pictured, said: “Adoptions are always popular at this time of year as they make fantastic gifts for all ages. “They last all year long and also raise funds … Continue reading Christmas deadline looms!
We’re set for a grand night out tonight as it’s panto time! DZG is this year’s sponsor of Aladdin at The Grand Theatre in Wolverhampton and we’ve invited local clubs, children’s centres and organisations who have supported us over the past 12 months to join us as our VIP guests this evening for the panto dress … Continue reading A grand night out!