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Paignton Zoo says farewell to popular old gibbon

Naomi the grey gibbon, one of the oldest residents of Paignton Zoo, has died. Animal staff and in-house vets...

Living Coasts, Torquay, home to Penguins behaving badly

Zoo keepers at Living Coasts in Torquay are naming and shaming their naughtiest penguins. They’re writing the names of mischievous birds on...

In the pink: scarlet birds have red letter day

One of the most striking birds in the world has bred at Paignton Zoo. The scarlet ibis (Eudocimus ruber) is famous for...

Order yourself a cup of conservation

When you enjoy a coffee at Paignton Zoo, you’re supporting the charity’s conservation work. And now the charity zoo has its very...

Paignton Zoo plans Duchess memorial

Paignton Zoo is to create a permanent memorial to Duchess the African elephant. The matriarch of Paignton Zoo died...

Boots on the ground: conservation in action

A South West charity is marking World Ranger Day on Wednesday 31st July by highlighting the work of its conservation patrols – and...

Devon’s latest nature reserve, in the South Atlantic

Living Coasts has announced a new conservation project linking Torquay with a group of islands half a world away.

Zoo’s UK climate change first

A Devon educator has become the first accredited UN climate change teacher in a UK zoo. Steve Nash, Head...

Charity beer hits the spot

Bays Brewery’s special orangutan-themed beer has raised nearly two thousand pounds for a local conservation charity. The guest beer,...

Setting higher standards in zoo retail

Local zoos are setting high environmental and ethical standards for their suppliers to ensure the quality of products in their shops. Questionnaires...

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