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events
Love Your Zoo Photography Competition launch
Sat, 26/05/2018 (All day)

Anyone can take a photograph whether it is on your phone or with a camera. We would love you to take photographs at the zoo during 2018 and enter your best one in our ‘Love Your Zoo’ competition. There are 2 categories - Our Animals, and Wildlife in the Zoo. Full details will be displayed in our Summer House from Saturday 26th May.

Love Your Zoo week
Sat, 26/05/2018 - 10:00 - 16:00

Visit and learn about your local zoo. Find out about the important work they do for the natural world. Learn how the professional organisation of BIAZA works with UK zoos to promote their important conservation aims. You can also watch some of our animal feeding encounters with the keepers too

Zoofest - A Festival of Animals!
Sat, 30/06/2018 (All day) - Sun, 12/08/2018 (All day)

Something fun every day of the school holidays. Various topical events throughout this holiday period may include, face painting, story telling, animals chats with zookeepers, workshops, quizzes, animal games etc. Keep an eye on our website or facebook pages

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All domestic sheep are descended from the mouflon, which was domesticated around 10 to 11,000 years ago in the eastern Mediterranean region.