How the Zoo Became Established

placeholder gifThoroughly modern zoo has a fascinating history

The zoo began to expand when the first giraffes arrived in 1968, followed by the birth of a giraffe in 1971.

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Written by unknown author
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Contributor   AM, Ellacombe School Year 6  
Identifier ref 27
Contributor   Stevens. Peter (zoo director)  
Date   1998  
Format   colour newspaper article; 280 mm x 500 mm; oval photograph; 3 graphics  
Coverage   Devon. Paignton. 1923-1998  
Source   Torbay Library Services  
Subject   Paignton. Zoo. Activity. Anniversary  
Type   image  
Publisher   Torbay Library Services  
Rights   Western Morning News  
Keywords Primley Park Early Days Beginning Founding