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Thao Whipping Frog marks World Frog Day - Paignton Zoo

World Frog Day marked by Paignton Zoo

Its true, frogs come in all shapes and sizes as the two in the picture demonstrates. On the...

New Paignton Zoo Curator has local roots and global reach

Paignton Zoo has appointed Nic Dunn, previously head of Shaldon Wildlife Trust, as its new Curator of Mammals. Nic Dunn is a local lad...

Open wide and say Grr…

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

Baby red ruffed lemurs at Paignton Zoo

There are baby red ruffed lemurs at Paignton Zoo – and just look at them! The charity zoo is...

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...

Research with teeth: Why do baboons floss?

A student from Exeter University has observed some surprising behaviour in baboons at Paignton Zoo. Charlotte Morgan, who is studying an MSc in Animal Behaviour...

Cray to go…charity defends Devon species

A local Devon conservation charity is coming to the aid of native species that are under threat from its bolder American cousins. The Whitley Wildlife Conservation...

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...

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...

Fish and Chicks at Living Coasts, Torquay

An African penguin chick has been nursed back to full health thanks to fish soup and dedicated zoo keepers. The chick, had to be removed...

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