Well done, toddlers!

Well done to everyone who took part in Barnardo’s Big Toddle yesterday and we’re wishing good luck to today’s walkers!

Hundreds of under-fives have signed up to the UK’s biggest charity fundraiser for toddlers by completing a short sponsored walk around the zoo and 11th century castle.

DZG Marketing Assistant, Louise Curtis, said: “We had a brilliant day yesterday and we’re looking forward to hosting our second day of toddling today.”

Money raised from the event, which this year is celebrating its 20th anniversary, helps support disadvantaged and vulnerable children throughout the UK by providing opportunities and practical support to enable them the best start in life.

Wave at the birthday boy!

And if you are toddling today, make sure you pass by the South American paddock and wish happy birthday to Chico, our male Brazilian tapir, who turns 15 years-old today!

Chico, who became a dad to little Luna on May 28, will be treated to lots of extra tapir tickles today!