FANtastic at 50!

We’re getting ready to celebrate the 50th birthday of our oldest animal, Fanny the chimpanzee and we’re offering discounted admission for visitors to come and help us mark her milestone! Our matriarch chimp turns 50 on June 19 and in celebration we’re offering any four admission tickets for £50 between Monday, June 17 – Sunday, […]

Getting set for a fa-boo-lous half term!

We’re all set for a fa-boo-lous half term! From today, we’re inviting visitors to discover more about some of the creepy critters at the zoo as our Education Team delve into the world of animal myths and legends. View some brilliant and bizarre animal biofacts, skulls and skeletons in the Discovery Centre, where visitors can […]

Half price close encounters!

Do you love lemurs and chimpanzees and would like to find out more about these incredible species? We’ve got a half price offer on our close encounters with both animals, allowing two people to go behind-the-scenes with one of our knowledgeable keepers. For a limited time only, visitors can purchase the chimp experience for just […]

A day of celebrations!

Our seven chimpanzee girls are leading the double celebrations today, as not only is it World Chimpanzee Day, but it’s also Black Country Day too! In honour of the regional event, we’re flying the Black Country flag above Dudley Castle as we proudly celebrate our bostin’ heritage and having relocated to the Black Country 23 […]

Dental work

When chimpanzee, Barbie, needed dental extraction work, it wasn’t your average trip to the dentist!   A makeshift operating theatre, complete with state-of-the art equipment, was created in the primate keepers’ office for the zoo’s veterinary team to use, alongside an expert veterinary dentist, who travelled from Manchester to carry out the two-hour operation – […]