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Bathing with hippos and basking with zebras at London Zoo

Hampstead and Highgate Express - Apr 10, 2017
I wrote to the Zoo to send me a pet. So begins Rod Campbell's much loved lift-the flap storybook that is now 35 years old. To mark the occasion, London Zoo has created a self-guided trail and interactive hub for young visitors which starts at a giant ...

London Zoo meerkats given surprise Easter treat

Hampstead and Highgate Express - Apr 13, 2017
She added: “We like to find fun ways for the animals to join in the festivities.” Meerkats with a variety of eggs at London Zoo. Picture: ZSL. Meerkats – which can be found in Botswana, Namibia, Angola and South Africa – live in groups known as “mobs ...

London Zoo: Beetles with beer goggles

Arizona Daily Sun - Apr 17, 2017
Beer is endangering the giant jewel beetle by ruining males' ability to mate successfully. It's not what you think — the beetles are not drinking the beer and then failing to perform. No, the problem is far more serious, and at the same time far more ...

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Fur, Fins, and Feathers: Abraham Dee Bartlett and the Invention of the Modern Zoo

by: Cassandre Maxwell
Abraham Dee Bartlett knew from a young age that he wanted to spend his life working with animals. But in Victorian London, there weren’t many jobs that provided an opportunity to do that. Still, Abraham spent years gaining knowledge and pursuing his dream until he eventually became superintendent in the London Zoo. Driven by his compassion for the animals, Abraham dramatically improved the conditions of the zoo to ensure that the animals could be happy and healthy.

With engaging back matter and charming illustrations, Cassandre Maxwell’s book brings to life the little-known story of the man who helped to create the modern zoo.
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Good Night London

by: Adam Gamble, Mark Jasper
From the historic Tower of London to the Natural History Museum, this delightful and educational board book gives young readers a personal tour of London's most famous landmarks and attractions, including Buckingham Palace, the Crown Jewels, London Eye, Covent Garden, the Globe Theatre, footballers, Science Museum, London Zoo, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, black cabs, and more.
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The Tower, the Zoo, and the Tortoise

by: Julia Stuart
Brimming with charm and whimsy, this national bestseller set in the Tower of London has the transportive qualities and delightful magic of the contemporary classics Chocolat and Amélie

Balthazar Jones has lived in the Tower of London with his loving wife, Hebe, and his 120-year-old pet tortoise for the past eight years. That’s right, he is a Beefeater (they really do live there). It’s no easy job living and working in the tourist attraction in present-day London. .
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The National Geographic Magazine / June, 1953 / Volume CIII, Number Six / Following the Trail of Lewis and Clark; Eight Maps of Discovery; London's Zoo of Zoos; Stately Homes of Old Virginia; Founders of New England; Nevada Learns to Live with the Atom

Following the Trail of Lewis and Clark; Map Marks 150th Anniversary of Louisiana Purchase; Eight Maps of Discovery; London's Zoo of Zoos; Stately Homes of Old Virginia; Founders of New England; Nevada Learns to Live with the Atom by Samuel W. Matthews.
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Visit ZSL London Zoo for a fun family day out!

http://www.zsl.org Have a great day out at ZSL London Zoo! With over 760 different species to discover, a visit to ZSL London Zoo is the perfect day out for ...

Get 'In With the Spiders' at ZSL London Zoo.

ZSL London Zoo has launched a new walk-through exhibit for one of the world's most feared, misunderstood and maligned creatures - the spider! Come and ...

Gorilla Escapes London Zoo Enclosure

The London Zoo says its male gorilla Kumbuka was safely returned to his enclosure on Oct. 13 after escaping into the secure keepers area.



Queen opens London Zoo's Land of the Lions enclosure

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