Chinese journos tour site

Two Chinese journalists discovered Dudley Zoological Gardens during a tour of the West Midlands – and fell in love with our vintage chairlift!

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Writer Sindy Chan and photographer Troy Nam, of the China Daily newspaper, took in a tour of our 40-acre site with Assistant Curator Richard Brown.

They travelled by chairlift to the 11th century Dudey Castle at the heart of the zoo, before visiting tigers, giraffes, lemurs and lions.

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Sindy said they were delighted to be visiting a zoo with such a rich geological and historical background and were very pleased to have the chance to ride on the country’s only vintage chairlift!