Rock on!

We’re loving taking part in the treasure-hunt craze of finding rocks – and have found a super one near our burrowing owls. Presenter Heather John has just unearthed a rock painted with The Avengers symbol and our Head of Education Phil Turner also found one with a rainbow design in the Castle keep a few Continue reading Rock on!

Cracking job Chris!

DZG’s Chris Leeson has clinched our employee of the month title for his animal campaign work and helping run our stores. The 26-year-old Conservation Officer, who has been at the zoo for four years, was nominated by several members of the management team and a keeper on our birds section. As well as raising awareness Continue reading Cracking job Chris!

Fire hose fun

Keepers got to grips with fire hose to produce a heart-shaped enrichment device for our animals. The seven staff gave up their own time to attend a workshop led by our Senior Primate Keeper Jodie Dryden in which they weaved old fire service hose into shapes which can be used to hold treats and browse. Continue reading Fire hose fun

DZG rocks!

Dudley Zoo is joining the nation’s treasure-hunt trend by hiding three beautifully painted rocks around our 40-acre site. The painted-rock craze, which involves decorating a rock and hiding it in a public place for someone to find, has already gripped some of our visitors. We’ve discovered some gorgeous ones (pictured above) on the Facebook page Continue reading DZG rocks!