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Giving new keepers a kick-start

Our zoos – Paignton and Newquay – are providing 13 young people with an amazing opportunity to kick-start their careers in zookeeping. As part of the Government’s Kickstart Scheme, Paignton Zoo has taken on nine assistants and Newquay Zoo has…

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Endangered white-clawed crayfish released in Devon

https://youtu.be/PvPkgK4Yfik A dozen large, breeding-age white-clawed crayfish have just been released into a privately owned ‘ark’ site in the Blackdown Hills. Wild Planet Trust have been working closely with Bristol Zoological Society, Nicky Green Associates, The Environment Agency and Blackdown…

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