What do members love about our Zoos?

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Picture of an African wild dog

We asked members what they loved about our Zoos. From their favourite animal friends, to their favourite time to visit, this is what they had to say:

Boy looks through glass at lion at Whipsnade ZooAisling, member for 3 years

“We love all the animals at Whipsnade and go as often as we can. Last time we were there a lion came up very close to say hello!”

Ralph, member for 1 year

“I just love the African Wild Dogs. There is so much activity every time I visit the zoo. They are sociable, full of energy, and really cute! I just love observing them! Here's a photo (above) of one of the beautiful male dogs in London Zoo that I took last January. I hope they are not too bored during the lockdown.” 

Vicky, member for 3 years

“My youngest loves the zoo. She loves all the animals but especially the giraffes. On our last visit she enjoyed showing her new baby cousin the fish in the aquarium.”

Bethan, member for 2 years

“We love the baby rhino and hippos. We love listening to the lions talking to each other and watching their ribs expand. We also love the giraffes. My two-year-old and I had fun going inside on the balcony to see the body of the tall giraffe then going outside to see his head peeping out. We went back and forth doing this at least 7 times.”

Aria and Anya, members for 6 yearsTwo girls pose with statue of gorilla at London Zoo

“Our names are Aria and Anya. We are twins. We have been visiting the zoo since we were 2! We love the lions and penguins very much.”

Hazel, member for 2 years

“Visiting over Christmas and there only being a few other families there.”

Laura, member for 8 years

“It is amazing to see the bears playing in the water with their ball.”

Philip, member for at least 20 years

“It is wonderful to see rhinos wallowing in the mud.”

Conrad (11 years old), member for 3 years

“I love the butterfly house and the rhinos. I used my Grandads camera to take this picture.” (below)


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