Safari Shop

What a fab zoovenir!

We’ve judged our children’s mug competition and are delighted to reveal our fab new anniversary zoovenir! Congratulations go to 12 year-old JENSON HODGES from Wolverhampton who submitted this colourful design featuring a variety of animals found on site, the 11th century Dudley Castle and the iconic Tecton entrance. Retail Manager, Isobel Blackwell, said: “We received Continue reading What a fab zoovenir!

Mug design deadline extended

We’ve had some fab entries for our 80th anniversary mug competition and have extended the deadline, so there’s still time to get your submission in! We’re encouraging our young supporters to design a unique picture for a celebratory mug that we can make into a limited edition zoovenir to sell in the Safari Shop as Continue reading Mug design deadline extended

Commemorative coin on sale

An exclusive commemorative coin to celebrate DZG’s 80th anniversary has gone on sale in the Safari Shop. The metal coin, which has no monetary value, features the new zoo logo and our anniversary logo and despite only being on sale for the past few days, visitors have been quick to snap up the £3.99 souvenir. Continue reading Commemorative coin on sale

Create a unique 'zoovenir'

Calling all our arty young visitors – we’re challenging you to help us create a unique ‘zoovenir’ for our 80th anniversary. We’re asking youngsters aged 15 and under to get creative and design a colourful DZG-themed mug to mark our celebratory year, with the winning entry made into a limited edition mug which will be Continue reading Create a unique ‘zoovenir’

Adelaide's toy snake

DZG’s laughing kookaburra, Adelaide, is benefitting from old stock from the Safari Shop. A rubber toy snake is being put through its paces by the ten-year-old Australian bird, as part of the daily Go Wild! Show. Presenter Heather John, pictured top, said: “Adelaide demonstrates how kookaburras would catch snakes in the wild and visitors can Continue reading Adelaide’s toy snake

Anniversary calendar arrives

Our anniversary 2017 calendar has arrived and hit the shelves in the Safari Gift Shop. Customer Services Team Member, Sarah Holt with the new calendar And this time it features some of the zoo’s most popular animals in quirky shots snapped by DZG photographers, Jason Skarratt and Neil Pugh. Zoo Director, Derek Grove, said: “We Continue reading Anniversary calendar arrives