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Friday, January 17, 2020

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...

Paignton Zoo’s tiny Chinese success story

It looks like a cross between a chameleon and a mosaic. Paignton Zoo Environmental Park in Devon has bred a Chinese crocodile lizard for...

Torre Abbey Museum in 33.4% visitor number increase

Torre Abbey Museum is celebrating its biggest footfall increase year on year for over 10 years today. A trend which beats the national visitor numbers...
Tiny baby with a big, big voice

Meet the Tiny baby with a big, big voice

You just have to accept that some babies will make a noise – but this one is guaranteed to be loud… This sweet little...

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...

Sudden Death of Giraffe shocks Paignton Zoo Staff

Staff and volunteers at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park have been left shocked by the sudden death of male giraffe Yoda. The 14-year-old northern giraffe...

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...

Open wide and say Grr…

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

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...

Getting stuck in the rough is no longer a problem at The Bunker

You've got the perfect club, the swing, the business meeting has been productive, now if you can just nail that last hole...

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