Welcoming Tara to Project Elephant

Feb. 15, 2018 by

It was a cold February morning, and keepers from Blackpool Zoo and Twycross Zoo were about to put their meticulous plans into action – The time had come for Tara

Project Elephant – Our story so far

Jan. 25, 2018 by

The story of Project Elephant begins many many years ago, when the idea for a brand new elephant house first came to our minds. For years we were kept busy

Kate’s been playing Kerplunk!

Dec. 22, 2017 by

When it comes to exciting new enrichment methods, our keepers are never short of ideas. Where most people might have seen a big empty pipe, a pile of sticks and

The elephants will come in two by two – from Twycross Zoo!

Nov. 22, 2017 by

Blackpool Zoo is set to become home to a herd of Asian elephants from Twycross Zoo following the completion of its multi-million pound ‘Project Elephant’ development. Four females, who currently

Kate’s exploring the wide outdoors

Nov. 4, 2017 by

Kate has now settled in well to her new living arrangements. After some initial hesitation about stepping over the dividing line between the first two pens she entered, she hasn’t