Our two Sumatran tigers had a rip-roaring time when they tore apart an enrichment device made by their keeper. Big Cat Keeper Cheyenne Darkins put smelly giraffe bedding around a block of wood and wrapped it in a woven enrichment toy she made from old fire hose. And we caught the big cat couple on … Continue reading A rip-roaring hour
Male sealion Oba enjoyed some emergency rations when keepers tucked treats into old fire hose donated by West Midlands Fire Service. The 18-year-old Patagonian sealion, who weighs in at more than 37 stone, loved freeing sprats from the plaited hose feeding device, which was made by Keepers Cheyenne Darkins and Josh Luxton to make his snack … Continue reading Emergency rations
It was reel kind of West Midlands Fire Service to donate old reels of fire hose and hosepipes to DZG. Glen Neighbour, from Dudley fire station, and Dave Neat, stores manager from West Midlands Fire Service HQ in Birmingham, generously handed over the spare supplies which will be used with our animals. The donation included … Continue reading Reel kind!