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One, two, three...

One giant anteater, two Sumatran tigers, three giraffes, four Giant African spurred tortoise, five Colombian spider monkeys… All this counting can only mean one thing – it’s time for the annual animal stocktake! At the start of every year all zoo’s in the country have to legally tot up every invertebrate, bird, mammal, reptile and Continue reading One, two, three…

Counting conundrum!

Keepers at Dudley Zoo and Castle are busy counting heads as part of the annual animal stocktake. It’s the time of year when zoos throughout the country are legally required to tot up every invertebrate, bird, mammal, reptile and amphibian, but with more than 200 species at the Midlands-based attraction, it’s easier said than done, Continue reading Counting conundrum!