Daring DZG zoo keeper, Adam Wrench, will be taking to the skies to help us raise money for our Orangutan appeal. The 27 year-old will be jumping from a plane 15,000ft in the air on September 1 to raise money towards our £800,000 target to build a separate outdoor enclosure for our four Bornean orangutans. … Continue reading Daring dive for orangs
An apprenticeship scheme is providing on-site zoo keeper training for four new recruits. We’ve joined forces with KEITS to deliver the programme, which is enabling the young apprentices to learn to care for some of the world’s rarest exotic animals. Through hands-on experience, the scheme is guiding the students through day-to-day aspects of zoo life, … Continue reading Training new keepers
DZG’s Amy Paddock has just completed her first season as a full-time Trainee Zoo Keeper and is loving every second! The 23 year-old, who’s a familiar face on site secured her dream job in July following years of hard work and determination! Amy, from Walsall, said: “I love working here with the people and animals. … Continue reading Amy’s full-time job!