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Trust’s hi-tech presence at London show

A Devon-based conservation charity is attending a major national event – both virtually and actually. The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust, which runs Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Living Coasts in Torquay and Newquay Zoo in Cornwall,…


Zoo saddened by antelope deaths

Animal experts at Paignton Zoo have been forced to put down a small herd of antelope because of bovine TB. The 10 Kafue Flats lechwe – 2 male and 8 female – were put down…


Rare monkey faces her public

Precious and tiny, this rare primate baby takes her first steps out into the big wide world… This female cherry-crowned mangabey was born recently at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park in Devon. The as yet un-named…


Plants take centre stage at local zoos

A national conservation conference has been held in the region. The three-day event brought together almost thirty zoo horticulturalists from across the country. The British & Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums Plant Working Group…




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