Pirate outreach fun

Shiver me timbers! Visitors to Manor House museum in West Bromwich came face-to-face with some slithery DZG residents during a pirate-themed event day.

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Chris introduces Nicola and Ellissa to Ludo the snake

DZG Presenter Pam Midwood and Keeper Chris Leeson joined in the fun at the Sandwell attraction with a variety of creatures including Ludo the corn snake, Shadow the ferret, Echo the barn owl and some of the Discovery Centre’s cockroaches.

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Echo shows off her wingspan to Zac

Pam said: “The children all looked great in their costumes and they loved getting hands-on with the animals.”

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Pam shows Eden DZG’s cockroaches