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Giving Tuesday 2020 – digital campaign

12th November 2020 by Newquay Zoo

Giving Tuesday is a very special day for us this year – a day where you can really make a difference during this challenging time.

Support us this Giving Tuesday

11th November 2020 by Wild Planet Trust

Taking place on 1st December 2020, Giving Tuesday is a day dedicated to charities, like Wild Planet Trust zoos – Paignton and Newquay Zoos. It is a day of generosity and giving back, to balance the heady mass consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday to support good causes. The Giving Tuesday global campaign has […]

Lockdown 2.0 – A word from our Executive Director

10th November 2020 by Wild Planet Trust

Wild Planet Trust Chief Executive Director Simon Tonge updates us on where the zoo is at and what ‘Lockdown 2.0’ means for the organisation… “Here we go again…”  we all, no doubt, thought as the Prime Minister divulged the world’s worst kept secret to us on the evening of 31st October, and a new English […]

The Problem of Plastic Pollution

4th November 2020 by Paignton Zoo

Once humanity learnt how to turn brown sticky goo into plastic, this cheap, sterile, convenient and revolutionary new invention changed our lives. This wonder of technology though, got a little out of hand. It’s needless to say that plastic has saturated our environment, it has found its way into the food chain and has worked […]

Oriental stork

Stunning storks on show

27th October 2020 by Wild Planet Trust

A very special pair of birds have moved home at Paignton Zoo and can now be spotted by guests. Paignton Zoo is home to the UK’s only pair of oriental white storks (Ciconia boyciana), which are now on-show in the large aviary opposite the entrance to the spider monkey and red panda exhibits. This species […]

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