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Make corporate events fun and happening with live animals

November 16th, 2016 | dec | Tags:

Meet Zoo 4 You, an exciting and passionate team from Dunmow in Essex. Animal mad Samantha and Declan Knapp have turned a lifelong obsession into a successful business, providing animal encounters and education for schools, birthday parties, weddings and corporate events. Party animals Zoo 4 You is a major player in the UK animal entertainment industry. Having this colourful bunch at your corporate event will definitely get tongues wagging and make your business stand out from the crowd. A memorable event should always have something different as a talking point […]

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A Few Amazing Birthday Party Ideas for Your Child’s Special Day

November 14th, 2016 | dec | Tags:

If you are like most parents, you are probably looking to throw a stress free children’s party that involves as little work as possible with the upmost enjoyment. Check out the ideas below for fun birthday party ideas in Essex. Animal Party Today’s kids are smart and they look for new and unique ways of having fun. So, as a doting parent, if that is what you are looking for too, then consider organising a perfect animal themed party for your little one. Animal parties are not just fun but […]

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Make Your Little One’s Birthday Special with Live Animals

November 9th, 2016 | dec | Tags:

If you are looking for a unique and fun party idea in London, we can organise a wonderful experience for your little one which is both interactive and educational, all in the comfort of your own home. We have a fantastic array of packages to suit all budgets, and children will love getting close up to a variety of animals where they will have the opportunity to stroke, hold and touch them. We can cater for children aged 5 and upwards, however we also have packages which have been especially […]

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Cheryl’s Goodbye to Zoo 4 You!

September 25th, 2015 | dec | Tags:

Bye bye Zoo 4 You!   Hi Everyone! As some of you may know for the last year and a half I have been working in the office of Zoo 4 You. Sadly I am coming to the end of my last week here and for that reason I wanted to share some of my favourite animal snaps with you! Although I have only ever worked in the office, obviously cuddles with the animals are taken at every opportunity! During my time here I have become “auntie Cheryl” to the […]

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5 Fun Animal Facts of the Week! #7

Fun Fact Friday From Zoo 4 You!   1.) The Meerkat Meerkats are native to Southern Africa and they live in large family groups known as a “mob”. Meerkats have amazing peripheral vision which allows them to survey their surroundings for possible predators, they do this standing on up on their back legs! In the wild, meerkats dig incredible burrows that are linked through a tunnelling system. Meerkats have a special layer over their eyes that protects their sight from dirt whilst burrowing, they also have the ability to close their […]

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Slow Mo Fox & More

April 22nd, 2015 | dec | Tags:

Check out this video of Jubilee our Red Fox using a clever little trick to get her dinner down from this tyre. We often hide her food around her enclosure as part of her enrichment, as foraging for food is a big part of a foxes natural behaviour and they learn this behaviour as a cub. She’s clearly perfected this technique over time, allowing her to retrieve her food without wasting energy. Be sure to subscribe to our youtube channel for more slow mo videos of our animals & informative […]

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5 Fun Animal Facts of the Week! #6

January 2nd, 2015 | dec | Tags:

Fun Fact Friday From Zoo 4 You!   1.) The Emperor Scorpion The Emperor Scorpion is native to Africa and lives for around 6 years. A large proportion of their diet in the wild is termites. These Scorpions are able to dig down up to 6 feet in order to find termites! They have pincers at the front of their body and they also have a stinger on the end of their tail that they can inject venom with. The Emperor Scorpion is our Zoo 4 You animal of the week! […]

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5 Fun Animal Facts of the Week! #5

December 12th, 2014 | dec | Tags:

Fun Fact Friday From Zoo 4 You!     1.) Madagascar Hissing Cockroach These Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches are one of the largest species of cockroach. They are named hissing cockroaches due to the noise they make when they feel threatened. They also make this hissing sound during battle with other cockroaches. The noise is made by air being forced through holes in the abdomen known as spiracles. Amazingly, the sound that the cockroaches make is around 90 decibels which is the equivalent to that of a lawnmower or a hair […]

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5 Fun Animal Facts of the Week! #4

December 5th, 2014 | dec | Tags:

Fun Fact Friday From Zoo 4 You!     1.) Macleays Stick Insects * They are also known as Giant Prickly Stick Insects These stick insects can grown up to 15 centimetres long! They are also good at camouflage, as their name suggests they look like sticks. The Macleays stick insect also has a unique defence. When threatened the Macleays bends its tail up over it’s body to mimic a scorpion! Macleays are our Zoo 4 You animal of the week!                   2.) […]

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5 Fun Animal Facts of the Week! #3

November 27th, 2014 | dec | Tags:

Fun Fact Friday from Zoo 4 You!     1.) The Hognose Snake * Named after it’s cute upturned nose like a pig This very small snake makes up for its size by having some rather mighty qualities. The hognose snake has a *mild venom that it would use to subdue it’s prey. More interestingly, in order to keep any possible predators at bay, this snake has the ability to act like much more threatening snakes. The hognose is able to puff out it’s hooded neck and hiss in order […]

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