Reggie

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!

Hello baby!

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!

Adoptions prove popular pressies

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

Hello Flo!

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!

Foxy meets Reggie!

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!

Beautiful blooms are tasty treats

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

We heart Reggie!

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!

Reggie's new home

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!

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!