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Sky lantern warning

What goes up, must come down – and in the case of sky lanterns and helium balloons – they can have devastating consequences to wildlife and the environment.   In the last week DZC staff retrieved a children’s helium balloon from the otter enclosure, while we also found a used sky lantern in the 11th Continue reading Sky lantern warning

Share the love!

UPDATE: ALL HEARTS HAVE NOW SOLD OUT! THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! Show your love for DZC or treat a loved one to an extra special Valentine’s gift with a unique heart-shaped decoration – created once again by some of our artistic animals. Following overwhelming demand with our festive baubles, our otters and chimpanzee and Continue reading Share the love!

Woo & raise zoo funds too!

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and we’ve got the purr-fect gift, which will not only woo your loved one, but also help us raise vital zoo funds too! We’re offering a joint adoption package for our loved-up tigers, Daseep and Joao. The limited edition gold adoption is £60 and includes this gorgeous photo Continue reading Woo & raise zoo funds too!

Birth captured on camera

We’re thrilled to announce the birth of a critically endangered Colombian black spider monkey, which was captured on camera by one of our delighted primate keepers. Twenty year-old Valentine gave birth to the tiny baby last week just as Senior Keeper, Harley Hunt arrived at their indoor den. Harley said: “As soon as I realised Continue reading Birth captured on camera