Leicestershire attraction Twycross Zoo is celebrating all dads this Father’s Day weekend - including its very own animal dads, which contribute to the survival of some of the most endangered species on the planet. On Saturday, June 19 and Sunday, June 20, visitors are encouraged to take the special dad in their lives on an adventure around Twycross Zoo to discover the animal kingdom and say hello to the different animal dads that are resident at the conservation charity.
The zoo is an award-winning conservation charity and has around 500 animals of almost 100 species, as well as many endangered animals. Visitors at Twycross Zoo A zoo in Atherstone that is a centre for conservation, education and family fun has received a donation of £500 from Amazon, in Kegworth, Leicestershire.
They certainly seem to be enjoying it The hot weather has been a welcome relief after what felt like constant rain - but it's left us needing to find ways to cool off a little. That also goes for our animal friends who have found themselves struggling in the heat.
A new survey by Twycross Zoo has revealed that only 5 per cent of young people can name all four of the great apes – their closest living relatives in the animal kingdom. The survey revealed that less than one in ten children could accurately name all four of the gorilla, chimpanzee, orang utan and bonobo – but this rose significantly when compared to their knowledge of dinosaurs.
She has changed her mind since and it was one of her heroes who did that The boss of Twycross Zoo has revealed she once used to go to protests calling for all zoos to be closed down because she was convinced that the only place for animals was in the wild.
We share 98 per cent of our DNA with bonobos, but only six per cent of children surveyed could name one Children in Britain know more about dinosaurs than our closest living relative, according to Twycross Zoo. A survey by the Leicestershire attraction has revealed that only five per cent of young people can name all four of the great apes - their closest living relatives in the animal kingdom.
Following numerous closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Twycross Zoo opened its gates for outdoor visits today.Young animal enthusiasts could not contain their excitement as the gates to Twycross Zoo finally opened to visitors this morning (Monday, April 12).Following numerous closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Twycross Zoo opened its gates for outdoor visits today and the Zoo’s liveliest inhabitants - including its bonobos, chimpanzees and meerkats - were just as excited as the visitors to see new faces.
Getting visitors again will improve their mental health after lockdown, says zoo Twycross Zoo says that the mental health of its animals will be improved by the return of visitors to the attraction.
Bonobo apes young and old enjoyed early Mother’s Day treats at Twycross Zoo in Leicestershire, including 18-month-old Lola.
Meerkats behaved well towards each other when they had visitors Meerkats in zoos which were deprived of human contact behaved more badly towards each other, a study has found.
The latest updates from Twycross Zoo, Snowdome, West Midland Safari Park, Drayton Manor, , and more Family attractions across the Midlands are making plans to reopen following Boris Johnson's roadmap out of lockdown announcement.
We're looking forward to days out again!Four stages of lifting restrictions were announced by the Prime Minister on Monday night.