It’s World Chimpanzee Day, when we raise awareness of the threats to endangered chimps in the wild. Press play and watch Senior Primate Keeper Harley Hunt as she explains more about the threats they face and introduces us to our seven girls in our latest Conservation Matters. As part of our conservation work we support … Continue reading Conservation Matters: World Chimpanzee Day
We’ve been overwhelmed by our amazing visitors who continue to send us lots and lots of goodies from our Amazon Wish List and use #LoveYourZooWeek to say another big THANK YOU! You certainly kept the delivery drivers busy during the most recent lockdown – we’d never seen so many parcels arriving on a daily basis! … Continue reading Amazing Amazon gifts
Following the news that celebrity professional dancers, AJ and Curtis Pritchard, will be starring in this year’s festive panto at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre – which DZC is sponsoring – our Bornean orangutan, Sprout, is hoping to impress them with some of her own interpretive dance moves! Strictly Come Dancing and I’m a Celebrity star, AJ, … Continue reading Sprout’s out to impress!
Zeus, our Southern Cassowary has settled well into DZC and keepers even managed to this week weigh him for the first time on hidden weighing scales! Staff positioned portable scales near the fence, which they covered with wood chipping, before calling the ten-year-old over. An unsuspecting Zeus stood on the scales, allowing keepers to note … Continue reading Zeus weigh-in
DZC’s Conservation Officer, Chris Leeson, is helping us mark World Tapir Day, with some fun facts about one of our most popular animals on site!
We’ve another mini lesson for you today, as Conservation Officer Chris Leeson brings you some more fascinating facts about our Colombian black spider monkeys.
After a 14 year absence, the world’s most dangerous bird species has returned to Dudley Zoo and Castle. A ten year-old male Southern Cassowary has arrived from Paignton Zoo and has moved into an exciting newly designed exhibit adjacent to the giant anteater. The Australian native flightless bird is considered as one of the closest … Continue reading Danger at DZC!
This week in our mini Conservation Matters lesson we’re discovering more about owls as we join bird keepers, Steph and Becky.
Join DZC’s Conservation Officer, Chris, as he provides some fascinating facts about lynx in this week’s mini lesson!
This week’s Conservation Matters is all about our macaws, so press play and discover more in our mini lesson with Conservation Officer, Chris Leeson.