Category: Zoo

Colchester Zoo May Be Forced To Close Permanently If Coronavirus Lockdown Continues

It’s been reported that if the coronavirus lockdown continues for many more months Colchester Zoo in Essex maybe forced to close for good.

The zoo what costs more than £25,000 a day to run has been closed for nearly two weeks now and with

Read More Of This Post >>

Zoo Boss Speaks Out Over BBC’s Trouble At The Zoo Documentary

We told you earlier about the BBC Two documentary what aired on Thursday evening called Trouble At The Zoo what showed how South Lakes Zoo In Cumbria is turning around after they where named the ‘wrost’ zoo in the UK after 500 of their animals died in four years.

Now Zoo boss Karen Brewer has spoken out about how she feels about the documentry.

Karen said:

“We wanted to show that working with animals and running a complex business is emotional and is difficult and I felt the programme did capture that, and that we’re all human,”

“When we invited them

Read More Of This Post >>

Viewers Ask For UK Zoo To Be Closed Down Over BBC Documentary Trouble At The Zoo

Viewers have called for =&0=& in Cumbria to be closed down after a documentary aired on Thursday evening called Trouble At The Zoo.

The BBC 2 doc showed how UK’s ‘worst’ zoo what had a whopping 500 animals pass away in just under four years and in the six months that the BBC show was filmed three animals also passed away including a african lion what was poisoned by contaminated meat.

Not only did the lion died during the film two red panda cubs passed away with one of them actually being found by one of the keepers while filming took place.

Taking to Twitter one viewer shared:
=&1=& the staff clearly have no idea. “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”  is she for real. The zoo is clearly broken and failing the animals. Prioritising money over welfare. Poor animals
While another said:
=&2=&
And another said:
=&3=& Read More Of This Post >>