With the availability of fresh leaves in short supply over the coming months, keepers are having to alter what they’re giving our leaf cutter ants. Keeper Harley Hunt said: “Because the ants’ usual leaves are not available during the winter months and they have difficulty cutting the really thick evergreen leaves, we’ve had to look … Continue reading An ant alteration
Our leaf cutter ants are feeling at home and have now started to travel through the network of transparent tubes – passing another brand new species to DZG along the way! The custom-built exhibit in the indoor chimp viewing area is home to 3,000 ants and encompasses the two large windows, with the ants recently … Continue reading Transparent tube travelling
We’ve got some excell-ant news! There’s a new arrival at DZG as we unveil a colony of leaf cutter ants! The new exhibit, which is currently home to 3,000 ants – a Queen and her workers – has been custom-built in the indoor chimp viewing area. Encompassing the two large windows, visitors will soon be … Continue reading An excell-ant new arrival!