DZG animals help woo valentines!

Every day is Valentine’s Day for our loved-up Humboldt penguins, who pair for life, so why not let them help woo your loved one this forthcoming February 14. The flightless birds are monogamous and begin searching for a mate around two years-old, recognising each other through vocalisations. They also nest in the same boxes year-on-year, […]

Death of DZG’s oldest bird

We’ve sad news about DZG’s oldest animal, Beryl, the Chilean flamingo, who passed away at the weekend. Although we’ve not got an official date of birth on record for the leggy bird, we believe her to be in her mid-fifties. Curator Richard Brown, said: “We know Beryl was here during the early 1970’s and she […]