Monthly Archives: August 2014

Twycross Zoo Photography Competition – Closing date extended!

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If you have been busy on holiday or looking after the children this August and haven’t gotten round to entering our photography competition, don’t worry as we are extending the closing date by one week – from Sunday 31st August to Sunday 7th September. So don’t delay – get that camera out and make the… Read more »

Conservation Welfare Talk – Enrichment

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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!… Read more »

The lorikeets have landed!

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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… Read more »