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Join us to celebrate World Elephant Day

Screen Shot 2016-08-12 at 10.53.10 World Elephant Day Elephant Celebrations will be taking place at Twycross Zoo between the 12th – 14th August Join us in the Elephant classroom down ‘Elephant Creek’ to help us celebrate this weekend! Activities including hand-print Elephants and enrichment making for the Elephants 11am – 3pm. Complete the trail on the back of this leaflet…
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Twycross Zoo begins great ape heart disease study

Screen Shot 2016-07-22 at 17.01.55 Researchers are to look into why great apes are susceptible to heart disease while in the care of humans. A study of primates at European zoos found the condition was a "major cause" in the death of primates like gorillas and chimps. Unlike humans, experts do not believe the disease in great apes is linked…
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