Mark Norris, Education Manager, Newquay Zoo, has written a series of posts on his World War Zoo Gardens Project blog which have particular relevance as we approach Armistice Day.

The first blog post focuses on remembering the many lost zoo staff and gardeners from WW1 in the centenary year, and also those lost in WW2:
Remembering WW1 In Zoos and Gardens

If you did not get to see the poppies at the Tower Of London, here are some of Mark’s pictures and thoughts, following a recent visit:
Tower Of London Poppies In Pictures

The third blog post focuses on Herbert Whitley, the founder of Paignton Zoo, and the members of Herbert Whitley’s family lost in WW1 and WW2:
 War and the Whitleys: Para-medics, Peacocks and Paignton Zoo

Mark Norris,
Education Manager, Newquay Zoo
World War Zoo Gardens project

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