At the start of June a group of us made the trip up the M1 from our Midlands base to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park. There have been a number of changes at the zoo since our last trip two years Continue reading June 2015 – Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Iris Filmer has been faithful, loyal and supportive member of both this present Society and the previous Twycross Zoo Association. Continue reading Honour for Iris
A fairly large group of members met and visited the zoo at Drayton Manor. For many of us it was a ‘first’, some had been many years earlier…and some had worked there … Continue reading March 2015 – Drayton Manor Zoo
At our February Meeting Roger Coley, former Vet at Twycross Zoo, told us about his experiences fetching a young Asian Elephant back to the UK… Continue reading February 2014 – Roger Coley
Our final trip of this year was 1st September, where 23 tza members met up at Chester Zoo.
On our arrival through the main gate, our eyes were drawn to the Asian Elephant paddock containing a herd of about 7 animals including a playful youngster Continue reading September 2013 – Chester Zoo
tza on Safari!
Sunday August 4 saw 15 members arrive at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park, near Doncaster. Continue reading Aug 2013 – Yorkshire Wildlife Park
On one of the hottest of days of the year, and on ‘Murray’s Wimbledon Day’, we had a memorable visit to Dudley Zoo. Much to our delight, CEO Peter Suddock, found time in his busy diary to talk to us and to tell Continue reading July 2013 – Dudley Zoo
Confirmation of the plans for our trip to Dudley Zoo to meet Zoo Director Peter Suddock on 7th July…. Continue reading Dudley Zoo Trip – 7th July
We have been contacted by The Bartlet Society (www.zoohistory.co.uk/) who are looking for some help with this request from the BBC “I’m contacting you from BBC Bristol where we’re working on a programme on the history of zoos for BBC Continue reading Zoo History – Help Wanted