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Ashley's Zoo Keeper Experience 

Ashley's Zoo Keeper Experience 

Cheeky monkey Ashley Jeary’s been with our friends at Paignton Zoo learning new skills. Be listening to Drivetime all this week to find out how he gets on being a Zoo Keeper!

Learn about life at Paignton Zoo and the animals that you will meet from the people that really know – the keepers.
Get stuck into food preparation, feeding and even mucking out! Best of all spend time with some of the world's most endangered animals.
The Zoo Keeper Experience is a fantastic four-hour experience that is just £195. You must be 16+ to take part and it runs on a Tuesday and a Saturday.

Here's an idea of how your experience may run:

         9.00 a.m Arrive at the Zoo
         9.15 a.m Join the keepers from the mammal department and begin your day
         10.30 a.m Move on to meet with the keepers of the birds Discover what it's like to be a reptile and amphibian keeper
         12.30 p.m Experience zoo keeping with primates
         1p.m Finish. A lunch voucher will be issued to use at the Zoo’s Island Restaurant

Day 1: 

Zoo Keeper Experience General 


Day 2:

Rhino Experience 


Day 3:

Tortoise Experience

Day 5:

Giraffe Experience

We have spent all week at Paignton zoo, we’ve learnt more about the experiences you could be having with some of the animals here such as the Rhinos, the giant Tortoises, and the new Komodo Dragon and now its time for me to meet the tallest animal of them all, Helen starts by telling us more about the giraffes at Paignton Zoo….



During your experience you will have a tea break and once finished you'll be free to explore the zoo for the rest of the day!

For more information and to make a booking click here.

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