DZG’s outreach team is gearing up to hit the road and we’re getting our critters ready for the journey. Outreach Co-ordinator Madeleine Avila-Thomas, pictured with Californian king snake Cortez, is working with a selection of off-show creatures in our Discovery Centre to get them used to being held and touched by members of the public when … Continue reading Ready for the road
Blackadder, our bearded dragon, took centre stage at the star-studded launch of Wolverhampton Grand Theatre’s panto. The limelight-loving reptile got a front row seat at the official cast photo shoot as Dudley Zoo is the local partner of the 2018/19 panto Sleeping Beauty, which opens on December 8. Blackadder and our new Outreach Co-ordinator Madeleine … Continue reading Panto role for Blackadder
Visitors to the British Mini Day at Himley Hall had plenty of Dudley Zoo’s minis to marvel at – our mini beasts. Our outreach team took a whole host of creepy crawlies to the annual motoring event, allowing visitors to get up close and personal with Madagascan hissing cockroaches and African giant land snails. They … Continue reading Mini beasts
Our Outreach team have a new red-haired recruit who’ll accompany them on their trips to shows and festivals. Pongo the orang is the new mini mascot who will join our Outreach Co-ordinator Sally Skinner (pictured) and her team at various events across the Midlands. The team takes a host of creepy crawlies and cuddly creatures … Continue reading Where’s Pongo?
We had a weekend of firsts as we kicked off our 2018 Outreach programme by taking our new DZG monkey mascot on his first trip out! Our Outreach team were at Walsall FC on Saturday with a few of our smaller critters, biofacts and face painters prior to the match against MK Dons, where our … Continue reading 2018 Outreach gets underway!
Our Outreach team have a hot date on Saturday as they’re attending the Birmingham Extreme Chilli Festival in Brindleyplace. The event, in aid of Birmingham Children’s Hospital, will invite visitors to face their fears and we’ll be taking along a host of creepy crawlies for people to get up close and personal with, including Madagascan … Continue reading Outreach team’s hot date!
DZG’s Outreach Co-ordinator, Sally Skinner, is inviting members of the public to put themselves in the frame this summer. Sally and her Outreach squad have a busy few weeks ahead as they’re set to go out and about attending events throughout the Midlands, to spread the work of DZG. As well as meeting small critters, … Continue reading Search for Sally this summer!
DZG’s Outreach Co-ordinator, Sally Skinner, is fully stocked with new colourful stickers ahead of her forthcoming summer season. Designed in-house by graphic designer, Rachel Lane, the vivid labels feature either a meerkat, snake or giraffe design and are given out to all young visitors who visit Sally while she’s out and about with her mobile roadshow. … Continue reading Search for Sally’s stickers!
We’re getting set to hit the road again and spread our ZooNooz at an event near you! And our 2017 diary is filling up for our Outreach Co-ordinator, Sally Skinner’s mobile roadshow. As part of DZG’s outreach activities we’ll come along to your event with a variety of small critters from the Discovery Centre for … Continue reading Bring the zoo to you!