Harmonious habitat

It’s plain to see our mixed exhibit the South American paddock is a harmonious habitat! Our three Brazilian tapirs, capybara and Patagonian mara were caught on camera together snuggling up in the warmth of the indoor den, which made for a great picture. Keeper Cheyenne Darkins said: “It was lovely to see all three South American […]

A baby tapir!

Hello baby! We revealed the newest addition to our endangered Brazilian tapir family in our first ever Facebook Live yesterday afternoon and if you missed it, you can catch up here… https://www.facebook.com/dudleyzoo/videos/1313552155346925/ Mum, Meena, gave birth to the female youngster on Sunday following a 13 month-long pregnancy, but has spent the last few days tucked […]