Today we’re bringing you another mini lesson. Find out more about our Lar gibbons with Conservation Officer, Chris Leeson.
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
This #FunFactFriday we’re bringing you another mini conservation lesson and this week we’re focussing on our binturong and Asian palm civet – both members of the viverridae mammal family.
DZC Conservation Officer Chris Leeson brings you another mini lesson – and this week we’re learning more about Sumatran tigers!
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!
They’re our most popular animal species on site and topped our adoption list in 2020, but how much do you know about our Linne’s Two Toed Sloths? On this #FunFactFriday, sit back and listen to another mini lesson with our Conservation Officer, Chris Leeson.
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!
Today is Penguin Awareness Day, when we highlight the popular black and white bird. Sit back and enjoy another mini lesson with Conservation Officer, Chris Leeson, as he teaches us all about Humboldts… If you’d like us to cover something for an upcoming school topic, then let us know!
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
Are your children studying Iceworlds? Need some fun facts on a polar habitat animal? Then sit back and listen to a mini lesson on Arctic foxes!