In the war for our holidays we used to go to my Aunt Doris's in Upton near Chester. Lying in bed at night I used to hear the lions roar and the screech of the peacocks at the zo
I remember riding on the elephant around the zoo ,it was a magical experience. On another visit I saw a lady fall into the moat that was around the chimpanzee enclosure.
My father, Henry Mapplebeck was a Merchant Navy Officer sailing between Liverpool and America. On one of his voyages returning to the UK an Albatross landed on the ship, it was
Our first visit as children was in 1948 when I was five and my brother was two.We loved it so much we came back many times over the years.The high light of each visit was always
I grew up with the Mottershead family
from 1939 to the present day.My Uncle Len Mottershead was Georges nephew and my sister Janet and I spent many days at the Zoo. The Mottershe
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