Snow beautiful!

It looked snow beautiful at DZG as some of our animals explored the white stuff. Despite being closed to visitors yesterday because of the wintry weather, our otters and red pandas in particular were having a ball. Senior Primate Keeper Jodie Dryden caught some of the recent snowy scenes on camera and made this wonderful Continue reading Snow beautiful!

Snow much fun!

Heavy snowfall brought snow much fun for some DZG animals – including our lionesses who demolished a snowman in seconds. Our Asiatic lionesses Kyra and Asha had a ball knocking the head off a snowman which Big Cat Keeper Josh Luxton built to provide some exciting playtime for the pair. Other snow lovers were our Continue reading Snow much fun!

Snow stunning

We’ve seen plenty of Christmas card worthy scenes here at DZG over the last few days as snow blanketed the 40-acre site and transformed it into a Winter Wonderland! More than ten inches covered the hilly site and provided picturesque glistening backdrops to the few exotic species who enjoyed playing out in the white stuff, but also forced Continue reading Snow stunning

Snow's a love-hate thing!

The weekend’s heavy snowfall brought with it love-hate moments for DZG’s 1,600-strong exotic animal species. While the likes of our red pandas, Humboldt penguins, Patagonian sealions and snowy owls were in their element outside in the wintry weather and our reindeer were literally jumping for joy… The majority of our species including the Asiatic lions, Sumatran Continue reading Snow’s a love-hate thing!