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Birthday Party Ideas From Zoo 4 You

September 9th, 2014 | dec | Tags: , , ,

Happy Birthday to you!   Now I understand that for many, organising a child’s birthday party can be a difficult task. Coming up with the perfect party idea and deciding what to do can be a challenge. Trying to figure out how to make a child’s party original, fun and suitable for all, whilst also keeping the party cost efficient and easy to organise around an already busy schedule, just how? Well here at Zoo 4 You, we aim to achieve all of those birthday party hurdles with very little […]

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Weekday Availability For September!

September 9th, 2014 | dec | Tags: ,

We are now pretty much fully booked for all weekends in September! The good news is that we still have lots of weekday availability for September. We are available for educational presentations at; schools, care homes, after school clubs, fetes and fairs. Or why not have your child’s birthday party in the week after school? Make your event a wild one with Zoo 4 You! For more information or to discuss your booking give us a call on 01376 311 599 or email us at info@zoo4you.co.uk.

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Meerkats: Cute but Deadly

November 13th, 2012 | dec | Tags: , , ,

Ok, so they’re not really deadly, but they aren’t as cute & cuddly as many people would believe. Since the ever popular, and almost viral ‘Compare the Meerkat’ ads started appearing in 2009, meerkats have become ever more popular with the general population. Pre-dating this was also the TV show ‘Meerkat Manor’, a documentary style show followed the lives of several mobs of meerkats, yet unlike other documentaries this show had a slightly more dramatic approach to it’s production, the good thing being about this show was it actually showed […]

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Animals vs. Hurricanes

October 30th, 2012 | dec | Tags: , , , ,

So since Hurricane Sandy hit yesterday, it got us thinking here about how animals in the wild as well as in captivity deal with storms like these. A lot of our animals react very differently to wet conditions (i’m not comparing the conditions to a hurricane!). Some seem to hate it and will seek shelter straight away such as: chinchillas, sugar gliders, some snakes and other small animals (not that they are often subjected to it). Whereas some of our animals love just sitting out in the rain; like our […]

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So who’s scared of spiders then?

October 29th, 2012 | dec | Tags: , , ,

The BBC have recently published a set of close-up pictures of spider species found in Britain, along with some very interesting facts to go with them, for example did you know that there are over 500,000 spiders for every person in Britain, and every household in the UK supports around 100 spiders at any one time (probably not the best news for you arachnophobes out there!). We believe that knowing about our British species is just as important as learning about exotics, and many people would be surprised as to […]

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Bertie the Burmese Python Joins Our Team

May 30th, 2012 | dec | Tags: , , ,

We have a new addition to our animal team ‘Bertie’ the Green Burmese Python. He is just over 11ft long and is very friendly! He loves curling up under his heat bulb but also coming out for a slither about. We’re sure he’s looking forward to meeting you!  

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