Otterly cool!

Keepers came up with a n-ice idea to keep our otter family cool as the UK heatwave continues. Our Asiatic short-clawed otter mum and dad, Keyah and Buddy, and their two offspring were treated to a fishy feast – but it was all set in 10 litres of ice. Keeper Josh Luxton made the giant […]

Otters head to Scotland

DZG’s three juvenile Asiatic short-clawed otters have relocated to a new home in Scotland. The male and two girls, who were born in July 2015, have moved to Camperdown Wildlife Centre in Dundee. The transfer has left four otters remaining at DZG – the two parents, 12-year-old Buddy and eight year-old Keyah, plus two five […]

Otterly great numbers!

Psst… Hello! It’s the Asiatic short-clawed otters here, to tell you the zoo’s otterly great news that a grand total of 310,672 people visited us throughout 2016 and 21,373 in December alone! That’s an incredible 31,073 up on 2015’s total numbers and a 30 year record for DZG. In the last two weeks of the year […]