Bush dogs are back!

We’ve welcomed back bush dogs to the DZG collection following a five-year absence. Three year-old sisters, Scarlet, Ruby and Rioja have joined us from Twycross Zoo. Senior Keeper, Sarah Evans, said: “We’re really pleased to have bush dogs again, especially a young pack. “We’ve returned them to the enclosure where our last pack lived, which Continue reading Bush dogs are back!

Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Love is in the air across DZG’s 40-acre site for the many furry, feathered, prickly and scaly couples who have been carefully matched as part of vital breeding programmes to ensure the continuing survival of the world’s rarest animals. And one-year-old snow leopard, Taïga, who has formed one of our newest pairs Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!

Snoring Inca

Asiatic black bear, Inca, is enjoying her annual semi-hibernation off show – and her snoring is echoing around the den! The cold weather has lulled the 36 year-old into a deep sleep in her indoor quarters, where she’s snuggled in a straw bed. Senior Keeper Sarah Evans, said: “Inca’s spending lots of time indoors asleep at Continue reading Snoring Inca