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Go ape

Advantages: A great day out with lots to see and do
Disadvantages: None really, unless you are not interested in primates

Twycross Zoo also calls itself “The World Primate Centre, which should give you a very good idea what they are specialised in. We visited them during the summer holidays as part of an offer of the Leicestershire County, which combined a hotel stay and adm ...

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Specialist Primate Centre

Advantages: A specialist primate conservation centre, plus other animals.
Disadvantages: Could be better laid out, bad behaviour of visitors.

Twycross Zoo specialises in caring for and breeding primates, and has links with organisations trying to protect primates in the wild, and other zoos breeding them. It also tries to educate us about its apes, monkeys and lemurs, as well as non-primate ...

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MONKEY AROUND WITH ME !

Advantages: Eductional treat
Disadvantages: wasps

I remember well, as a child, that wonderful moment when the car rounded the corner of what seemed an endless country lane and at last I could see in the distance the outline of the elephant house and if I was really lucky, a real live elephant. I remember ...

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Poppa's taking us to the zoo tomorrow,

Advantages: Lots of lovely animals
Disadvantages: Not a very big zoo

...Well actually he's not. He's taking himself and a friend to Measham car sales and Twycross Zoo just happens to be very close by so he thought he would kill two birds with one stone (I'm sure killing things and zoo's shouldn't be mentioned in the same bre ...

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Make Mine A Monkey!

Advantages: Great variety of animals, good enclosures and conservation programmes, well priced
Disadvantages: Not so pleasant in wet weather

Living in Leicestershire now and only having been with my boyfriend two months, our first Valentine’s Day together was hopefully going to be a special one. So when he asked me how I wanted to spend our special day together, he was only mildly amused when ...

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