A special Christmas gift!

We’ve received a very special early Christmas present, following the birth of a baby giant anteater! The pup was born to four-year-old mum, Lyra and six-year-old dad, Bubbles on Saturday afternoon in front of surprised visitors. Section Leader, Sam Grove, said: “It’s wonderful to end the year with this happy news, especially just before Christmas […]

Kids go free!

With another teacher strike planned for Thursday, why not bring your little one to come and meet our little ones – like baby Peach – for free! We’re once again offering complimentary entry for one child with every full paying admission this Thursday (April 27). Come and discover about the natural world and learn more […]

Santa’s new sleigh-pullers

It may be Easter Monday, but we’ve let Santa know he’s got extra sleigh-pullers this Christmas, as we’ve had two baby reindeer born – and they’re very cute! Genie was born on April 14th to five year-old mum, Jasmine and Winnie arrived two days later to mum, Sunflower, also five. Dad to both calves is […]

Hello baby!

We’ve got some VERY exciting news…and it’s another first for DZC! Say hello to our beautiful baby sloth!!! Flo gave birth to her first youngster late afternoon on April 4, with the arrival coming as a surprise to keepers who spotted the baby as they delivered our pair of Linne’s two-toed sloths their supper. DZC […]

Gorgeous Gizmo!

Say hello to GIZMO, our newly-named baby giant anteater pup! We still don’t know whether the seven-week-old is a boy or girl yet, but the baby is making tremendous progress and is growing quickly! Lots of visitors have already been lucky enough to glimpse Gizmo snuggled on mum, Lyra’s back over the last few weeks, […]