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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Zoo in the pink with flamingo chicks

Paignton Zoo Environmental Park has hatched its first flamingo chicks in six years. Paignton Zoo is best known for its flock of some 50 Chilean...

Rare Toco Toucan at Paignton Zoo

Here in Torbay we're lucky to be home to not one but two zoos, the first Paignton Zoo and the second, Living Coasts located...

Princess Pier Re-Opens to the Public

The 19th Century Princess Pier located opposite the Princess Theatre in Torquay has reopened this week following three months of work on a new...

Zoo lion heartache

The matriarch of Paignton Zoo’s Asiatic lion pride has had to be put to sleep. 14-year-old Indu was born at Paignton Zoo and was...

Paignton Zoo Fights Spider Turtle Extinction

Today, the tortoise also known as Pyxis Arachnoides, or the Spider Tortoise to you and me has fought extinction head on with the help...

Enter the dragon

Paignton Zoo Environmental Park will soon be home to a dragon. A six-old female Komodo dragon is coming to Devon from Barcelona Zoo. The name...
Green Flag Award for Cockington Country Park

Cockington Country Park in 22nd Green Flag Award

Cockington Country Park has been recognised as one of the UK's very best green spaces. This week a record number of parks and green spaces...
Spring has sprung at Paignton Zoo with the hatching of chicks

Hatching Chicks at Paignton Zoo, Sign Spring has Sprung

After a somewhat harsh and unforgiving winter in Torbay this year.  Paignton Zoo are celebrating the dawn of Spring. Spring means new beginnings Spring at Paignton...

Red letter day for scarlet birds

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

Torquay Museum shortlisted for Family Friendly Museum of the Year

Torquay Museum have been shortlisted for the Family Friendly Museum of the Year award organised by Kids in Museums Charity. An amazing achievement for the...

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