Herbert Whitley the founder of Paignton Zoo

placeholder gif[Herbert Whitley]

Herbert Whitley was the man who founded Paignton Zoo. One of his favourite animals was the gorilla. He also liked farm animals with a shade of blue.

The aim of the zoo is to protect endangered species such as the Golden Lion Tamarin.

Paignton Zoo now has many different species of animals, which have plenty of space to roam around in their enclosures.

Written by unknown author


© copyright Paignton Zoo

Click on the thumbnail above for a 468px wide by 700px high image. (filesize:58.43 kB).

If you right click, or shift click on a Mac, you can choose to open the image in a new window.

Technical Information (Metadata)
Technical Information (Metadata)
Title Value
Description:  
Written by unknown author
Organisation not stated
Website not stated
Item  
Identifier ref 879
Format   greyscale photograph; 151 mm x 101 mm  
Coverage   Devon. Paignton  
Source   Paignton Zoo  
Subject   Paignton zoo. Whitley  
Type   Image  
Publisher   Paignton Zoo  
Rights   Paignton Zoo  
Keywords portrait fashion whitley