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Publication: 26th February 2014

Blooming Leamington Heads To Chelsea Flower Show

Blooming Leamington Heads To Chelsea Flower Show

A garden inspired by Royal Leamington Spa has been chosen to exhibit at the world-famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Publication: 25th February 2014

Walk through the history of the nation’s favourite chocolate - Saturday 1 – Sunday 2 March

At Cadbury World’s Heritage Weekend from Saturday 1 – Sunday 2 March, you are invited to take part in a guided walk and discover where the sweet dream began!

Publication: 25th February 2014

DZG Birds Section Leader, Kellie Piper, installs some of the painted bird boxes in readiness for the breeding season.

Brill bird boxes...

DZG’s wild birds will have plenty of places to nest this year thanks to the decorating skills of half term visitors.

Publication: 22nd February 2014

Walk this way for tigers in May: staff at Dudley Zoological Gardens get set for the zoo’s Onesie Walk on May 3 to raise funds for tigers in the wild.

Tiger Onesie Walk at Dudley Zoological Gardens...

Staff at Dudley Zoological Gardens are stepping out in style to save one of the world’s rarest big cats.

Publication: 21st February 2014

Builders land at wartime base

Builders land at wartime base

The National Trust, near Pershore, has begun restoration work on an exciting project to bring to life part of a secret wartime airbase which has stood derelict for decades.

Publication: 20th February 2014

DZG Presenter, Becky Iwahashi, with one of the tenrecs at DZG’s Discovery Centre

Meet the tenrecs at Dudley Zoological Gardens...

Two tiny hedgehog lookalikes are settling into a new home in Dudley Zoo’s Discovery Centre.

Publication: 19th February 2014

Carlo’s latest challenge at Dudley Zoological Gardens...

Carlo’s latest challenge at Dudley Zoological Gardens...

Takling DZG’s 40-acre hilly site each day poses no challenge for our newest recruit, Construction Supervisor, Carlo Diponio.

Publication: 17th February 2014

Dudley Zoological Gardens’ Curator, Matt Lewis, surveys the damage to the roof of the Reptile House done by Friday night’s strong winds which lifted a panel above a female West African dwarf crocodile’s vivarium – and left the resident toally non-plu

Storms prompt snappy decision at Dudley Zoological Gardens

Friday night's freak winds forced keepers at Dudley Zoological Gardens to make a snappy decision after a section of the Reptile House blew off and exposed a female west African dwarf crocodile, named Janet, to the night sky!

Publication: 15th February 2014

Little Bo Peep, Hatton’s Laura Jayes

Hatton’s Lambs Set To Be Half Term Hit With The Kids

New-born lambs in the maternity unit at Hatton Adventure World, near Warwick, are set to become the star attraction for children enjoying half-term.

Publication: 14th February 2014

Love is in the air at Dudley Zoological Gardens this morning for Sumatran tigress, Daseep, and 'royal' meerkat, Louis.

Love is in the air at Dudley Zoological Gardens...

Love is in the air this Valentine's Day for creatures large and small at Dudley Zoological Gardens.

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