Eight-year-old Luke Jones, from Walsall, said being a little DZG keeper for the day was the best birthday present ever!
The animal-crazy youngster enjoyed feeding, cleaning and learning about our animals including Brazilian tapirs, Humboldt penguins and snakes in the Discovery Centre.
Mum Annie Jones said: “Luke loves all animals and this was the top present for him. He loved every minute the keepers were wonderful with him.
“He said he’d love to come back when he’s older and have a joint keeper experience with me.”
Find out more about DZG’s Little Zoo Keeper experiences, suitable for children aged between eight and 13-years-old, by CLICKING HERE.