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First visit to Chester Zoo

By Jackie Royle

This is a photo of my first visit to the zoo in 1988, aged 1.

The elephant in the photo is Judy - she came to the zoo in the 1960s, and became the mother of Jubilee.

During the late 70s and the 80s it was just her, Sheba and Jubilee at the zoo. They were joined by two more in the late 80s.

In the mid-90s Judy left us to go to Dublin Zoo.

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