Our baby Linne’s Two-toed sloth is making great progress and mum, Flo, is coping wonderfully with first-time motherhood. Have you managed to spot our newest arrival yet? Find out its name in the video below!
We’ve got some VERY exciting news…and it’s another first for DZC! Say hello to our beautiful baby sloth!!! Flo gave birth to her first youngster late afternoon on April 4, with the arrival coming as a surprise to keepers who spotted the baby as they delivered our pair of Linne’s two-toed sloths their supper. DZC … Continue reading Hello baby!
Flo, our female Linne’s two-toed sloth has been named DZC’s most adopted animal of 2021! Hundreds of personalised adoption packs were purchased over the festive season for a wide variety of our animals, which have helped raise thousands of pounds for the zoo’s conservation work. DZC Marketing Manager, Andrea Hales, said: “Once again our sloths … Continue reading Favourite Flo!
They’re our most popular animal species on site and topped our adoption list in 2020, but how much do you know about our Linne’s Two Toed Sloths? On this #FunFactFriday, sit back and listen to another mini lesson with our Conservation Officer, Chris Leeson.
Who received a DZC animal adoption under their tree this Christmas? As one of our only sources of income during lockdown, we’re extremely thankful to everyone who chose to gift an adoption and our marketing team sent out hundreds of personalised packs in the run up to the festive season. And lots of supporters would have … Continue reading Adoptions prove popular pressies
We’re very excited to introduce you to Flo, our female Linne’s two-toed sloth. The one-year-old has joined us from Dierenpark Amersfoort in the Netherlands to partner four-year-old Reggie, as part of a European Studbook Breeding Programme (ESB). DZC Curator Richard Brown said: “Flo’s arrival is fantastic news for the zoo. “It’s been a species we’ve … Continue reading Hello Flo!
DZG’s gardeners are tending special plants which are providing tasty treats for Reggie, our Linne’s two-toed sloth. Our three-year-old sloth can’t get enough of hibiscus flowers and our Head Gardener, Carl Stevens, pictured below, has purchased a variety of the plants for the site’s greenhouses so Reggie can enjoy his fill of freshly picked beautiful … Continue reading Beautiful blooms are tasty treats
Reggie our Linne’s two-toed sloth is proving to be a popular addition to our collection with visitors flocking to adopt him since his arrival at the start of the summer. Over the last six weeks more than 23 supporters have taken out year-long adoption packages for our gorgeous three-year-old. DZG Marketing Manager Andrea Hales said: … Continue reading We heart Reggie!
We’ve started building work on a new home for Reggie, our Linne’s two-toed sloth. Contractors are busy revamping the former tortoise enclosure, adjacent to the Asiatic short-clawed otters, into a purpose built pad for the three-year-old sloth. Curator Richard Brown, said: “The new enclosure will include indoor and off-show areas, as well as a large … Continue reading Reggie’s new home
We’re incredibly excited to introduce you to Reggie, our new Linne’s two-toed sloth! The three-year-old male has joined us from Amazon World Zoo Park on the Isle of Wight and is a first for DZG! Curator Richard Brown said: “This is a species we’ve wanted as part of our expanding animal collection for many years … Continue reading Exciting news!