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Gorilla baby watch

March 12, 2015

Our keepers have been diligently watching gorilla mum to be Kimya around the clock. They also do regular health checks in the dens and it was here that they successfully tried using ultrasound to hear the unborn baby's heartbeat

Lions on the move

March 12, 2015

Moving 3 big carnivores that each weigh around 200kg through the zoo from their temporary home into their brand new home at Lion Gorge is a very big job...