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Zoo’s tiny new-born
Zoo’s tiny new-born
This tiny new-born is a mandrill, an endangered primate from the rainforests of West Africa. Born at Paignton Zoo on 26th September to parents Marta and Jumanji,
 Paint your rhino!
Paint your rhino!
Devon artists are being set a unique creative challenge – to paint a rhino! “A life-size model rhino makes an extraordinary canvas,” says Paignton Zoo’s Pippa Craddock. “So we’re looking for some extraordinary artists!”
The news that Devon has topped a league table of places to enjoy a long, healthy and safe retirement is good for local charities. The list, compiled by Prudential, used census data and results from the insurer's own retirement research to rank the top 20 counties in England and Wales.
A Devon woodturning club has produced an extraordinary clutch of wooden eggs for bird keepers at Paignton Zoo. Members of the Woodbury Woodturners Club have made 137 eggs, the smallest just a centimetre long, the largest around 20 centimetres.
It’s a lazy summer afternoon, you’re lounging outdoors with your pals and you stand up and happily scratch your belly. It’s a scene repeated in thousands of back gardens across the country every Sunday.
Paignton Zoo’s huge smelly flower, the titan arum, has now fully opened!
This month visitors to Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum can enjoy exhibitions on Victorian Gothic art, First World War posters and on the impact of the First World War on art and facial re constructive surgery. Events include a vintage Valentine’s ball, a singles night, Chinese New Year celebrations, half-term family activities, talks, tours and films. Special events are listed below, followed by exhibitions, displays then adult courses.
Manager James and shepherd Phil will be on hand with the agriculture students helping Bicton’s sheep to deliver their babies, but this year there is so much more to see and do:
Ancient Greek and Cypriot objects will be the subject of a lunchtime lecture at Exeter City Council's Royal Albert Memorial Museum on Friday (14 February)
All roads lead to Haldon Hill on February 9 when Exeter Racecourse stages its prestigious Super Sunday race fixture.
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