I was silver service waitress in the oakfield, we had many TV stars who came to have lunch there. On my very first day,A TV personality named Johhny Morris, who hosted a animal s
I remember working as a young keeper in approximately 1968/9 and buying the book "A Zoo Without Bars" when it was first published, signed by the author June Johns and the governo
I've been watching the Our Zoo series with great interest - having been a visitor to the zoosince I was a small child in the early 50's - the polar bears were my favourites then!
In the archives of Newquay Zoo are letters from George Mottershead to one of his old ChesterZoo staff, the late Peter Lowe. Peter left Chester Zoo to become the Curator of Newqua
My very first job in the school holidays was driving one of the small six seater boats on the canal system. I can remember meeting Mr Mottershead when I applied for the job. Some
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