Zookeepers

Fresh flooring

DZG keepers showed their true grit when it came to shifting 40 tonnes of gravel and sand. Staff hired a digger to transport the flooring materials into the giraffe paddock, where keepers moved it to various enclosures across the 40-acre site in wheelbarrows. Assistant Curator, Jay Haywood, pictured above with Keeper Adam Wrench, said: “We’re Continue reading Fresh flooring

Celebrating zookeepers!

It’s International Zookeeper Day and we’re celebrating our hardworking team. We reckon we’ve definitely got the best bunch of keepers here at DZG, who regularly go above and beyond the call of duty for their animal charges. And it’s a diverse job, which doesn’t involve cuddling animals all day long! Our 30-strong keeping team are Continue reading Celebrating zookeepers!