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animal experiences

Animal Experiences

Are your kids animal mad? Do they dream of being a zoo keeper when they grow up? Would they like to get up close to the animals? Then we have some great animal experiences on offer.

Zookeeper for the day

You can be a zookeeper for the day and get up close to the animals! See what goes on at the zoo behind the scenes with this unique and memorable experience. View more information in the PDF (184KB PDF)

Zookeeper Kids

Are your kids animal mad? Do they dream of being a zookeeper when they grow up? Then they should join Zookeeper kids, which is perfect for 8 to 15 year olds... future zookeepers! View more information in the PDF (181KB PDF)

Get up close

Do you love animals? Do you want to get up close? Do you want to feed your favourite animal? Now you can - whether it is brown bears, ruffed lemurs, ring-tailed lemurs, meerkats! View more information in the PDF (180KB PDF)

Wildlife Camp

Camperdown wildlife camp is a 5-day programme designed to provide young people aged 7 t 10 years with a fun experience in a fantastic setting. The activities will enable children to gain memorable experiences in play, activity and nature learning. View more information in the PDF (188KB PDF)

Activities to expect on wildlife camp days

arts and crafts workshops
themed nature walks
camperdown tree spotting trek
storybook trails
various lawn games
conservation learning sessions
zookeeper chats
mask making
insect hunting and identification
sport activities
plant potting
building a brown bear feeding device

Register and book your animal experience by calling 01382 431806 for more details.

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Adult males can weigh up to 860 pounds and the females up to 455 pounds.