2018 10 LC African penguin chick 1 (1)

Fish and chicks at Living Coasts

An African penguin chick has been nursed back to health with fish soup by dedicated zoo keepers. The decision to remove the chick from its parents was taken when keepers saw signs of illness and a lac…

2018 07 PZ toco toucan chick with Nikki Watt low res

Tea for toucan at Paignton Zoo

Bird keeper Nikki Watt patiently feeds a toco toucan chick at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park in Devon. Paignton is one of two zoos in the UK to house them and one of only two in Europe to breed them.…

2018 07 LC Lois Rowell with eider ducking

Sitting ducks at Living Coasts

Three eider ducklings are being hand reared at Living Coasts, Torquay’s coastal zoo. Right now they’re growing well on a diet of mini crickets and mealworms five times a day and specialist pellets. S…