Celebrating the hidden meadows of the Bay

Living Coasts is marking a day dedicated to a vital local wildlife habitat that few people have ever seen.

Paignton Zoo breeds vampires…

This is a vampire crab. With its purple body, orange pincers and piercing pale eyes, it's a nightmarish vision. And a crab...

Love a duck! Call of the wild at Living Coasts

Birds at Living Coasts in Torquay are making a spectacle of themselves this Valentine’s Day. The mating call of the male spectacled...

X-rays show the art of veterinary science

They look like works of art – and they certainly reveal the inner beauty of their subjects. These striking...

A venomous success story for Paignton Zoo

Paignton Zoo have successfully bred two Mexican venomous beaded lizards, for the first time. Shown in the...

Open wide and say Grr…

A tiger at Paignton Zoo in Devon has had a root canal – performed by one very brave veterinary dentist...

We wish zoo a smelly Christmas!

What do zoo gardeners get each other for Christmas? A plant, of course – but not just any old plant. Gardeners at...

Torbay Zoos gets the green light for Green lighting

How many people does it take to change 400 light bulbs? One - Pete Morgan. Pete is the Environmental...

More TB Sadness for Devon Zoo

Six-year-old Asiatic lion Maliya has tested positive for bovine Tb and has had to be put to sleep. It’s a further setback for Paignton...

Rock and roll flirting is a fishy first

Fish at Living Coasts in Torquay have been observed performing a mating behaviour that zookeepers think has never before been recorded. Animal experts filmed...

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