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Conservation Welfare Talk – Enrichment

IMG_6031 (3) Come and join our animal team on Thursday 18th September and learn all about environmental enrichment; what it is, why we use it and how you can take ideas we use in the zoo for your own pets at home.Don't miss the live demonstration of enrichment making, which will require a bit of audience participation!…
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The lorikeets have landed!

Gillian Day Parakeets May 31st 2014 (2) The latest addition to Twycross Zoo, Lorikeet Landing is now open to the public!  The new 576m2  walkthrough exhibit is now home to 39 rainbow lorikeets, a colourful parrot native to Australasia. Visitors will be able to feed the lively lorikeets by hand as there will be pots of nectar on sale for £1. Get up…
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New Amur leopard cubs born at Twycross!

CUB We are excited to anounce the birth of not one, but two, of the world’s rarest big cats, Amur leopards (Panthera pardus orientalis) here at Twycross Zoo to mum Kristen and dad Davidoff. The arrival of the two cubs represents a significant step forward in ensuring the survival of this species on the brink of…
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Upcoming Conservation Welfare Talk on bonobos

Bonobo - credit Chris Simpson On Wednesday 20th August Dr Zanna Clay from University of Neuchatel, Switzerland will be presenting on bonobos. From her years of research, Dr Clay will speak on how bonobos can teach us about our own evolution, her experiences working with them in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and why their existence is threatened. Twycross…
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