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Wild Planet Trust statement in response to IPCC Sixth Report

9th August 2021 by Dani Parsons

Today’s release of the IPCC Climate Change report is sobering reading.  Recognising that the impact of human activities on rising global temperatures is unequivocal, we face a time of change with the world getting hotter and monsoon conditions becoming more frequent.  Some of these impacts, such as rising sea levels, are already irreversible for centuries […]

Paignton Zoo welcomes Endangered frogs

6th August 2021 by bwm

At the start of July, Paignton Zoo became one of only a few collections in the UK to house Lake Titicaca water frogs. The frogs were kindly donated by Slimbridge Wetland Centre. The Endangered aquatic frogs are from a large, deep, freshwater lake in the Andes, on the border of Bolivia and Peru: Lake Titicaca. […]

Conservation trust creates new opportunities with brand new apprenticeship programmes

5th August 2021 by Beth Dunn

Wild Planet Trust are excited to announce that both their zoos, including Paignton and Newquay Zoo will be participating in brand new apprenticeship programmes, in partnership with Bicton and Capel Manor Colleges. Wild Planet Trust and Capel Manor College have recently formed a new partnership which will give one of Newquay Zoo’s keepers the chance […]

Double win for the LVI team at Paignton Zoo

2nd August 2021 by bwm

The Lower Vertebrate and Invertebrate team at Paignton Zoo have been awarded not just one, but two, prestigious SILVER awards at this year’s BIAZA Awards. The first of these was for the first successful zoo breeding of the critically Endangered Nguru pygmy chameleon, with the second being awarded to Paignton Zoo’s innovative invertebrate house, ‘Bugs […]

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