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Paignton and Newquay Zoos to re-open

23rd June 2020 by Pippa Craddock

Wild Planet Trust is delighted to announce that we will re-open its zoos doors to guests shortly. Newquay Zoo will re-open on Monday 29th June and Paignton on Monday 6th July. We have been working hard over the last few weeks to ensure that the zoos are safe places to visit. Things will be a […]

Homes found for Living Coasts’ animals

19th June 2020 by Pippa Craddock

Following the announcement on Monday that Living Coasts in Torquay, Devon will not be re-opening as a visitor attraction following its closure during the current global coronavirus pandemic, Wild Planet Trust is pleased to announce that it has already found homes for its animals. Living Coasts is part of a world-wide network of zoos and […]

LIVING COASTS WILL NOT RE-OPEN

15th June 2020 by Pippa Craddock

It is with regret that Wild Planet Trust has to announce that it will not be re-opening Living Coasts as a visitor attraction following its closure during the current global coronavirus pandemic. Falling visitor numbers and the forced closure of all its zoos due to COVID-19 has meant that it has had to look at […]

Paignton Zoo’s fire-breathing dragon

1st April 2020 by Paignton Zoo

A dragon at Paignton Zoo in Devon has been photographed breathing fire.

Torquay penguins inspire novel

18th March 2020 by Living Coasts

Our resident penguins have helped provide research for a new novel…

Charity zoos: business as usual

17th March 2020 by Paignton Zoo

Paignton Zoo remains open as normal for guests.

How to tell if your great ape is pregnant…

16th March 2020 by Paignton Zoo

The world’s number one selling brand in home pregnancy and fertility tests has donated pregnancy kits – for orang utans.

What-what is a ne-ne?

9th March 2020 by Paignton Zoo

Two ne-ne have hatched at Paignton Zoo in Devon

Zoo keepers get fish to clean their own aquarium

2nd March 2020 by Living Coasts

Filefish help to control an invasive anemone

Farewell Lien

26th February 2020 by Newquay Zoo

Newquay Zoo is bidding farewell to one of its rarest animals – but it’s all in a very good cause.

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