Andrea Hales

Ebony's Spring Clean

Ebony, our female Salmon pink tarantula has had a full Spring clean in her home with thanks to her keeper, Sarah Redding. Sarah gave Ebony’s vivarium a full clean which included washing the glass, rinsing all her accessories with boiling water and changing her substrate.

When Folly Farm Adventure Park & Zoo nominated us for a #TikTok Blinding Lights Challenge, our keepers just couldn’t resist! So here it is:- Whilst we had so much fun making this video, we thought we’d also share a few of the outtakes!

Oba's fishy treats!

Male Sea lion, Oba, enjoyed some enrichment with a boomer ball, thanks to senior keeper, Joshua Luxton. Josh used a couple of recycled water bottles and the ball and filled them with sprats in a different way to present Oba’s food and prolong his feeding, to give him time to think about how he’s going Continue reading Oba’s fishy treats!

Virtual Castle Exhibition

To commemorate Dudley Castle being 950 years old this year, we’d like to create a Virtual Anniversary Exhibition on our website, but we need your help! See our poster below for more information on how to enter and check out our website for ideas and inspiration at https://www.dudleyzoo.org.uk/discovery-learning/ We look forward to seeing your creations over Continue reading Virtual Castle Exhibition

City Nature Challenge 2020

We’re encouraging visitors to become citizen scientists and join us in documenting nature on your doorstep. And all you need to do is grab your phone, download an app, look at the world around you and help us record wildlife. Conservation Officer Chris Leeson, said: “DZC has been invited to take part in the 2020 Continue reading City Nature Challenge 2020