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RIVER RIDE TO OPEN AT CHESTER ZOO

Chester Zoo is to open a new river attraction in 2015. The Lazy Boat Journey will allow visitors to take a 15-minute boat trip through a forest where they will be able to view Sumatran orang-utans, tigers and banteng (Asian wild cattle). The ride will stretch for nearly half a kilometre, including a four metre…

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FACE TO FACE WITH WHIPSNADE’S RESIDENTS

Which is the world’s tallest mammal? The answer, if you head to Whipsnade Zoo near Dunstable in Befordshire this half term, should quickly become clear. The zoo has installed a nine-foot high viewing platform which lets people visitors come face-to-face with some of its best loved residents, the giraffes. The platform opens to the public…

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