Riding around Chester zoo on an elephant.i remember climbing up steps to get on the seat which was on both sides of the elephant.memory as clear as the day it happened
When my sister and I visited my uncle he took us into the zoo via his back garden. He would give us some aniseed balls to put in our pockets and the elephant would search our poc
I was taken to the zoo by my mum and dad when i was 1 year old that was my first time and over the years I have visited the zoo on may occasions with my 2 children and hope 1 day
In the early 1950s, my sister Eileen Nicholson, worked as George Mottershead's secretary. At that time, the elephants were chained by a hind leg and visitors were able to approa
I must have been about four or five when I was taken by my family to visit the zoo for the first time. We lived in Bootle and travelled there by bus. My memory is of riding with
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