Calendar comp deadline looms

There’s less than a week until entry closes for the calendar photography contest! Thanks to everyone who has already entered the 2022 DZC fundraising calendar competition, for those who haven’t the deadline falls on Saturday (April 30), so there’s still a few days to snap some of our unique features! Have you managed to get Continue reading Calendar comp deadline looms

Snap away this Easter!

Don’t forget your camera if you’re visiting us over the Easter holidays as there’s not long left to enter our calendar photography competition. We’d love to fill our fundraising 2023 calendar with your recent pictures of Dudley Castle, our unique architecture and of course our beautiful animals. Photographs are invited to submit two pictures each, Continue reading Snap away this Easter!

Calendar comp

HELLO! Don’t forget our photography competition – when your work could appear in our fundraising DZC 2023 calendar! There’s still plenty of time to enter, as the deadline isn’t until April 30 and with the sun set to shine all week, it’s a great time to grab your camera and get snapping. We’re on the Continue reading Calendar comp

Calendar photography competition

Calling all amateur photographers…we need your help! As part of DZC’s 85th anniversary celebrations, we’re planning on launching a 2023 fundraising zoo calendar and we’re on the hunt for images which depict the quirkiness of DZC, including our animals, 11th century Dudley Castle and architecture. That’s where you come in! We’re looking for a number Continue reading Calendar photography competition

P-p-pick up a present!

Penguins may top the list in the popularity stakes but there’s plenty to p-p-pick from if you’re after an animal adoption as a great gift. Each year the black and white birds tend to be the most adopted creatures in the zoo but this year newcomers binturongs Ellie and Elliot, naked mole rat Fupi and Continue reading P-p-pick up a present!

Lovely name Lulu!

Lulu is the lovely new name for our Patagonian mara after we asked people to send in suggestions for the chance to adopt her. Dozens of people entered the e-mail competition to name the newcomer and Keeper Josh Luxton picked out the winning entry from zoo visitor Rebecca Deeley. Mum-of-three Rebecca, from Brierley Hill, said: “It’s Continue reading Lovely name Lulu!

New mara needs naming

A new female Patagonian mara has joined us at DZG – but the gorgeous girl is missing a name. So we’ve launched an e-mail competition to name her, with chance to win an adoption pack for the friendly female (pictured front) who has moved in with Barry, Martha and their twins. The adult female arrived earlier Continue reading New mara needs naming