Browsing All posts tagged under »London Zoo«

Getting to grips with life in Dublin

May 25, 2011

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Isn’t this such a great picture?! It was emailed over to me by my Irish friend BQ. It’s how I look when my head hits the pillow after a busy news day. This is two month old Kituba, who has only just been named officially by Dublin Zoo. For the first two weeks after his […]

London Zoo denies accusations of incompetence over the death of baby gorilla

May 14, 2011

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When he was born Tiny became the first gorilla in 22 years to be born at London Zoo in Regent’s Park. But his arrival and the fanfare last year was not without some concern. His biological father had died in March and a new silverback (Kesho) had been brought in to lead the group of […]

Conservation gets the royal nod

April 29, 2011

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I’m not a royalist, but what a historic day for Britain. The newly weds looked a picture of happiness, this their first snap together as they emerged as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge from Westminster Abbey. Congratulations to them both! Although I live a stones throw from Whitehall, I decided to avoid the crowds […]

Bolivian gang causes a stir at London Zoo

April 8, 2011

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Any self-respecting fashionista will know that an outfit on a bright sunny day just isn’t complete without a pair of shades to keep you cool. Yes ok and the obvious reason –  to stop you squinting like Mr Magoo!   The one-size-fits-all rule however, does not apply to these mischievous black-capped (or Bolivian) squirrel monkeys at […]

First big steps for Tiny

February 18, 2011

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Three months ago I told you about the first baby gorilla to be born at London Zoo in more than 20 years (Postcode Lottery). The infant who still hasn’t been given a proper name yet, is affectionately called Tiny by the zoo keepers. At just over a foot tall the little fella is quickly outgrowing […]