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DZC unveils £500K orang enclosure

There were celebrations as Dudley Zoo and Castle (DZC) staff watched its four critically endangered Bornean orangutans exploring their brand new £500,000 outdoor enclosure for the very first time. After a year-long build at the Midlands attraction, staff report Djimat, Jazz, Sprout and Benji, have been making great use of the additional 1,300 square metre Continue reading DZC unveils £500K orang enclosure

Celebrating 85 years!

2022 is gearing up to be an exciting year for Dudley Zoo and Castle as it celebrates its 85th anniversary! Anniversary celebrations were kickstarted at the start of the year with the birth of a rare baby giant anteater, the first in DZC’s eight decades! The tiny baby, whose birth surprised keepers back in January, Continue reading Celebrating 85 years!

Attracting new ideas

Marketing staff from various UK attractions congregated at Dudley Zoo for a seminar to share ideas and improve visitor experiences. The British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions (BALPPA) meeting was hosted by DZG in the Queen Mary Restaurant earlier this week. Marketing staff from attractions including Paignton Zoo, Colchester Zoo, Dreamland in Margate, Continue reading Attracting new ideas