Statement from Twycross Zoo

February 12, 2014

We at Twycross Zoo, as a conservation-focused charity, are acutely aware of our responsibilities regarding the welfare of the animals in our care.   Quite a few of our animals are elderly and we have developed excellent geriatric vet care, which keeps many animals fit and well into old age. A sick elderly animal may…

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Pole to Pole

February 24, 2014

Twycross Zoo has joined forces with EAZA and other zoos and organisations across Europe to help reduce the carbon footprint on our great planet! Our objective is to focus on, and encourage, ways in which each and every one of us can live a more sustainable life. The Pole to Pole Campaign is about the Poles, the…

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‘Amour’ Leopard finds Love of the Rarest Kind

February 14, 2014

  With approximately 36 Amur leopards left in the wild and fewer than 200 in captivity across the world, Twycross Zoo’s male Amur leopard, Davidoff, could be considered one of the luckiest bachelors this Valentine’s Day. Twelve months ago a female Amur leopard named Kristen arrived at Twycross from a Zoo in the Czech Republic…

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