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!
Reggie, our Linne’s two-toed sloth, has proved to be the most popular animal at DZC of 2019 – overtaking our usual firm favourite! Since arriving last summer, the four year-old has quickly secured lots of fans and was our most adopted animal over the festive period. DZC Marketing Assistant Louise Curtis said: “Reggie has been … Continue reading Reggie’s number one!
Did you hear BBC WM 95.6FM Presenter John Fox officially unveil Reggie the sloth’s new home during his two-hour show yesterday live from DZG. During the programme, John cut the ribbon to the enclosure, which has been purpose built for our Linne’s two-toed sloth, who moved into his new pad yesterday morning. He also had … Continue reading Foxy meets Reggie!
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
School’s out and summer’s here and Reggie’s taking it all his stride! Come and discover fascinating facts about our two-toed sloth and take part in a sloth trail for the chance to win an adoption of the newest resident. DZG Marketing Manager Andrea Hales said: “Reggie is already causing lots of excitement with visitors and … Continue reading School’s out!
Visitors are eager to take home a souvenir of Reggie, our new two-toed sloth, with merchandise flying off the Safari Shop shelves. Since the arrival of the three-year-old last week, DZG visitors have been bagging themselves sloth souvenirs with cuddly sloth toys and magnets proving the weekend’s top sellers. Retail Manager Isobel Blackwell said: “We … Continue reading Sloth souvenirs
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!