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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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Director of the year award for Twycross Zoo CEO, Sharon Redrobe

S REDROBE smile 2 TZ logo Lucy Ray Twycross Zoo chief executive, Sharon Redrobe has won the Institute of Directors (IoD) West Midlands Director of the Year Award in the 'Not For Profit' category Sharon is currently at the forefront of our transformation plan, which will make Twycross one of the UK's leading visitor attractions. On receiving the award, Sharon commented, "It is…
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Summer activities for the kids at Twycross

Lesser spot-nosed monkey ZOO CLUB Join us this summer for Zoo Club! Each week is full of engaging and exciting activities themed around animals, wildlife, nature and zoos. For more information, call us on 01827 883140 or email bookings@twycrosszoo.org Zoo Club – 8-14 years – £85 per person per week/£20 per person per day 25th July – 29th July…
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