Top South West zoos are marking the anniversary of a key global conservation tool. Staff and volunteers at Paignton Zoo, Living Coasts in Torquay and Newquay Zoo in Cornwall are celebrating 50 years of the Red List.
Devon charities have won a clutch of awards – mainly for environmental work.
Miniature works of penguin art are being sold for charity. Designs include a punk penguin with a Mohican, Harry Potter, a Wagnerian Valkyrie, Superman, a peacock penguin, a Dalek penguin and a Damien Hirst inspired design using 1800 rhinestones.
Bjorn is a life-size and incredibly life-like animatronic polar bear is coming to Living Coasts on the English Riviera for one day.