We don’t like waste here at DZG and try to reuse and recycle as much as we can – including the inside stone of a delicious summer fruit! Our animals tuck into seasonal produce on a daily basis and at this time of year they’re enjoying juicy peaches, melons and nectarines. But primate keepers have … Continue reading Summer fruit
Father Christmas won’t be the only one delivering piles of treats this year as DZG’s very own Santa, storeman Bill Newton, has made sure we’re well stocked to give our animals some festive surprises – and yes, sprouts are on the menu! With his meticulous ordering system, Bill has to ensure we’ve got enough fresh and … Continue reading Festive treats
Our British Food Fortnight celebrations are continuing this weekend as we promote the use of seasonal produce and are offering £1 admission for children so families can find out more! From magnificent Bornean orangutans to cheeky Humboldt penguins, our 1,500 strong animal collection are all tucking into the very Best of British food – much … Continue reading British Food Fortnight £1 offer
It’s harvest time and we’re flying the flag for homegrown delights as part of British Food Fortnight. With more than 1,500 animals at DZG and an annual food bill topping £120,000, we have to make sure our pennies buy the very best of British produce, which is why we’re keen to support suppliers on our doorstep. And … Continue reading It’s British Food Fortnight!