Baby news

Meet our newest arrival – a baby black lemur! The baby was born to mum, Barbara, last week and both are doing well. You can spot mum and baby, alongside dad, Bryan and older one year-old sibling twins, Charles and Camilla, in their habitat opposite the chimp paddock. Keepers are yet to confirm the newborn’s […]

Happy and glorious!

Primate Keepers at DZC have discovered our rare baby black lemur twins are a boy and a girl and given the historic royal occasion, have named them Charles and Camilla! Lower Primates Section Leader, Jodie Dryden, said: “We’re really pleased to have both a boy and a girl, and we felt it was very apt […]

Conservation role expands!

DZC’s key conservation role in securing the future of the endangered black lemur has just got a little bigger. Here at Dudley, we’ve been managing the European Endangered Species Programme (EEP) for black lemurs for almost two decades, first overseen by Zoo Director Derek Grove before Curator Richard Brown took over the reins in 2015. […]