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Friday, December 13, 2019

Paignton Zoo Unveils a big smelly flower

It sounds pretty awful doesn't it?  A big smelly flower, but the new flower requires a name and the gardeners at Paignton Zoo are...

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...

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...

Breeding Success at Living Coasts Torquay

Torquay's prestigious coastal zoo, Living Coasts has once again added another breeding success to its name. Living Coasts have successfully hatched a black-legged kittiwake. This is...

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...

10 Top Paignton Zoo Fantasy Animals

So, the 6 week holidays have just about started for everyone. Parents across the UK are already starting to wonder what to do with their...

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...
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...

Rare Eider Ducklings doing well at Living Coasts

Living Coasts, Torquay's coastal zoo, are hand rearing 4 eider ducklings. The ducklings are rarely seen in zoos, however these ducks have certainly taken to...

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