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Animals on the move

26th May 2022 by bwm

Over the coming weeks, visitors to Paignton Zoo will see a number of animal moves and building works that herald yet another step forward with our plans to transform our site. The first of these moves happened earlier this week, and saw our emu move down from his current home next to the kangaroos to […]

Newquay Zoo's Tapirs & Tapas event

Come dine with our Brazilian tapirs

19th May 2022 by Newquay Zoo

We’re offering the unique opportunity to visit after hours, eat delicious tapas and even to feed our Brazilian tapirs at an exclusive ‘Tapirs & Tapas’ evening. This special event, which takes place on Friday 27 May, will be the first time that Newquay Zoo has opened its doors after hours since the pandemic. The intimate […]

Meet the team: Catherine and Jay, Gardens department

13th May 2022 by bwm

We met with Catherine and Jay, two members of our gardens team, to have a chat about what they do here at Paignton Zoo. Catherine is the Deputy Curator of Botanics here, and Jay is a Senior Estate Operative. If you’d like to hear the full conversation, listen to our podcast: So you want to […]

We’re taking part in No Mow May®… and you can too!

11th May 2022 by bwm

Do you want to encourage more pollinators in your garden? Here at Paignton Zoo, we’re doing just that… by putting down our mowers and taking part in Plantlife’s No Mow May®. We’ve dedicated one of the lawns on our site to be a no-mow zone, so we’re leaving it to grow wild to allow plants […]

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