There’s a new animal arrival on site, although this one won’t need our keepers to feed or water it! We’re delighted to have secured our colourful sponsored bear from The Big Sleuth while helping raise funds for Birmingham Children’s Hospital, which has taken up residence opposite the Bear Ravine, outside Lorikeet Lookout. The full-sized sun … Continue reading New animal arrival!
Our Outreach team have a hot date on Saturday as they’re attending the Birmingham Extreme Chilli Festival in Brindleyplace. The event, in aid of Birmingham Children’s Hospital, will invite visitors to face their fears and we’ll be taking along a host of creepy crawlies for people to get up close and personal with, including Madagascan … Continue reading Outreach team’s hot date!
Have you spotted Sunny Dudley yet in Birmingham’s Big Sleuth adventure trail? We’d love you to snap a selfie with our colourful bear and tag us in on Facebook and Twitter, so we can see her summer holiday visitors. Our sponsored bear can be found in Oozells Square in Brindleyplace and is number 55 ‘Enlightenment’ … Continue reading Going on a bear hunt…
We’re really excited to be involved in Birmingham’s summer adventure trail – The Big Sleuth – especially as DZG is home to the UK’s last remaining Asiatic black bear. DZG’s Marketing Team at The Big Sleuth launch © Daniel Graves Photography The free public art trail started yesterday with 100 giant sun bears appearing around … Continue reading An un-bear-lievable trail!
We’re wishing our beautiful Inca bear a very happy 37th birthday today! The Asiatic black bear, who’s surpassed the species’ typical life expectancy by more than a decade, will be receiving some extra treats from keepers today, including her favourite quail and sprats. And as a special gift for Inca, DZG has signed up as … Continue reading Birthday girl, Inca!