Monthly Archives: October 2013

Twycross Zoo’s Veterinary Centre in Full Operation!

Vets Operating

Tuesday 15th October 2013 marked the official unveiling of the Twycross Zoo Veterinary Centre, a project funded by the University of Nottingham to provide its students with a high-spec training centre and quality veterinary facilities for Twycross Zoo’s vet team who care for its vast array of exotic and endangered species. Sarah Chapman, Head of… Read more »

Twycross Zoo Keepers Rise to the British Bake Off Challenge!

Decorating Bake Off 7 low res

Zoo keepers at Midlands based visitor attraction, Twycross Zoo, have been getting creative in the kitchen, Great British Bake Off-style, making tempting treats for their collection of primates. Using ingredients taken from the animal’s daily specialist diet, zoo keepers got to making and decorating their own primate friendly cupcakes which were then given to the… Read more »

Monkeys Take to the Tree Tops at Twycross!

Emperor Tamarin

NEW for October half term! An exciting new attraction has been unveiled at Twycross Zoo in Leicestershire which allows visitors to watch monkeys leap above their heads in a unique open air Monkeys in Trees exhibit!    A simple tube links a cluster of poplar trees to an existing monkey enclosure which houses a group… Read more »