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    Where it all began - the 1930s. A decade of many milestones! George Mottershead officially opened our gates for the first time in 1931 and in 1934 the zoo was established as a conservation charity.
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  8. Mr George Mottershead registered the business as a non-profit making company to be run as a charitable educational institution. On the 9th of May 1934 the North of England Zoolog

    Chester Zoo bec…
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