Marldon Christmas Tree Farm is donating 100 surplus Christmas trees to the Paignton Zoo so they can be used as enrichment for animals. The trees are being given to a range of animals including meerkats, anoa, capybara and primates.
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Simon Tonge, head of Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust, which runs Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Living Coasts in Torquay and Newquay Zoo in Cornwall, has been awarded an honorary degree from Plymouth University
The Cuban crocodile is one of the most endagered crocodile species, but only now has it been found that some of the crocodiles in captivity were not actually pure Cuban crocodiles, but hybrids. Paigton Zoo has been asked to help sort out the issue
Paignton Zoo has supported work in the Omo Forest Reserve, Nigeria, for over 10 years. The charity funds two educators who visit local schools as well as a forest ranger, and has provided boots and a motorbike to help in the work
Keepers at Paignton Zoo are hand-rearing two tiny African snowy-crowned robin-chat chicks with tweezers to feed them every hour from 8am to 9pm