Conservation Welfare Talk – Aping the Apes

January 21, 2016

Aping the apes: translating wild great ape research to captivity Come and join us on Thursday 18th February for our latest Conservation Welfare Talk. Dr Susannah Thorpe from the University of Birmingham will talk about her research on the locomotion and ecology of wild orangutans, and how this has led to the development of a…

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Our Training

January 18, 2016

Our last in the series of the ‘Inside Twycross Zoo’ videos looks into the training of our animals with our animal training manager, Kris Hern. The reason we do animal training is to get the animals to perform behaviours for the purposes of the veterinary team. This is so we can provide the best health…

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Winter at Twycross Zoo

January 12, 2016

Winter is a great time to visit the Zoo! On a cold and sunny day, it’s a fabulous way to blow off the cobwebs and enjoy some fresh air as you stroll around the zoo and enjoy meeting some of our 500 or so animals. If it gets too chilly, you can pop indoors and…

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Back to School with Twycross Zoo

January 4, 2016

As schools across the area are starting back at school after the Christmas holidays, today we thought we would share with you the education we do at Twycross Zoo, with our latest video. Every year we see tens of thousands of school children coming into our education centres to learn about a variety of animal…

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