Monthly Archives: November 2015

Our Conservation

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At Twycross we have an exciting opportunity and a moral responsibility to protect those species that are becoming extinct faster than the natural rate in wild. Modern zoos play a vital role in conservation and together we hope to build genetically sustainable populations. Every single person can make a change in their behaviour and their… Read more »

Meerkats fun with Pumpkins

The Meerkats at Twycross Zoo in Warkwickshire were treated to the left over Halloween pumpkins as part of their enrichment programme. They wasted no time in finding the meal worms hidden inside the pumpkins.

Photos: Lucy Ray

The Meerkats at Twycross Zoo in Warkwickshire were treated to the left over Halloween pumpkins as part of their enrichment programme. They wasted no time in finding the meal worms hidden inside the pumpkins. Take a look at the video below and don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube Page here Gallery Photography and Video… Read more »

Invertebrate Health Conference

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Twycross Zoo is hosting the Invertebrate Health Conference 2015 from, Sunday 6th – Tuesday 8th December. The event is being held in conjunction with BIAZA Terrestrial Invertebrate Working Group (TIWG) and The Veterinary Invertebrate Society (VIS). Topics that will be discussed include Invertebrate disease case studies, preventing disease through good husbandry, case studies of invertebrate… Read more »

Our Research at Twycross Zoo

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The core activities of modern zoo management include conservation, research and education. In our latest video, we hear about the research that is carried out at Twycross Zoo, which is crucial to increasing our understanding of the biology and behaviour of the endangered species we care for. The earliest research conducted at Twycross Zoo was… Read more »