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2008-09-30 00:00:18

A westcountry zoo has been so successful in breeding critically endangered exotic monkeys that it is sending a pair to France to help conserve the species. Newquay Zoo has been breeding the pied tamarins, one of the 25 most endangered primate species in the world.

2008-09-02 00:00:17

By ALLAN TUDOR 'AN innovation in tourism' has been launched at Paignton Zoo, it is being claimed. Visitors can now get a free personal tour from their very own animal expert.

2008-08-24 00:00:20

The natural world is truly extraordinary. Visit Living Coasts or Paignton Zoo Environmental Park and you'll be amazed by the sheer variety of plants and animals.

2008-08-18 00:00:21

The natural world is truly extraordinary. Visit Living Coasts or Paignton Zoo Environmental Park and you'll be amazed by the sheer variety of plants and animals.

2008-08-18 00:00:13

S ometimes in life it takes a traumatic event to put you on the path where you can follow your dream and rise to the top of the tree. For Paignton Zoo's new curator of plants and gardens Kevin Frediani it was a near-fatal motorcycle accident.

2008-08-10 00:00:12

The natural world is truly extraordinary. Visit Living Coasts or Paignton Zoo Environmental Park and you'll be amazed by the sheer variety of plants and animals. Living Coasts, Torquay's coastal zoo and discovery centre, mixes birds of all shapes and sizes with some truly mysterious sea creatures.

2008-07-27 00:00:24

The natural world is truly extraordinary. Visit Living Coasts or Paignton Zoo Environmental Park and you'll be amazed by the sheer variety of plants and animals. Living Coasts, Torquay's coastal zoo and discovery centre, mixes birds of all shapes and sizes with some truly mysterious sea creatures.

2008-07-09 00:00:10

By ALLAN TUDOR Paignton Zoo's new curator of plants and gardens is globe- trotting Kevin Frediani, who is returning to his Devon roots. Kevin, who has spent the last two years at the Amsterdam Botanical Gardens in the Netherlands, grew up in Ashburton. Returning to Devon means a lot to him.

2008-06-29 06:02:19

By Anonymous Zoo horticulturists have celebrated the first national Plant Conservation Day with a series of public events last month. Zoos across the UK set up exhibits on 18 May to raise awareness of plant conservation and their related projects.

2008-06-24 02:29:25

Paignton Probus Club members heard a talk by Catherine Mortimer, head gardener at Paignton Zoo, who spoke about the many types of plants housed at the botanical garden which provides the setting for Paignton's world famous. award-winning zoo.


Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.