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Monday, January 20, 2020

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

Zoo keepers rear gemlike bird

Are these the most beautiful chicks in the country? Keepers at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park in Devon are hand rearing birds that looks like...

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...

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