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Roots and Shoots

December 1, 2014

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Still a little jaded from jet lag I pushed myself out of bed this morning to get to the Jane Goodall Roots and Shoots award at the Zoological Society of London, where Dr Goodall herself was attending. It’s an annual event which recognises the most outstanding projects run by schools up and down the country […]

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 […]