Jersey Zoo Reviews
Description:Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust / Les Augrés Manor / La Profonde Rue / Trinity / Jersey JE3 5BP / English Channel ... more
Jersey Zoo ... Islands / British Isles / Tel: +44 (0)1534 860000 / Fax: +44 (0)1534 860001 / Jersey Zoo’s visitors call us the “zoo that’s not a zoo”. But we think we are what ALL zoos should be – a crucial part of the effort to save wild animals from extinction. Here our conservation scientists can work with the animals up close and learn what they need to maintain good health, breed, survive and thrive in their natural habitats. We can then share this vital information with our colleagues working with them in the wild. Wherever possible our animals live in specially landscaped, spacious enclosures which closely resemble their natural homes – that way we can see them behaving just like they would in the wild. Like this tamarin who lives in our totally open woodland, scampering around as it would in the rainforests of Brazil.
Newest Review: ... being nasty and trying to exclude anyone from visiting and there are excellent reasons for this rule. Jersey Zoo houses lots of animals and birds that are extremely endangered and any contact with other animals is potentially dangerous for their breeding programmes. If you are visually impaired then guide will show you around if you contact the zoo in advance. ~~~WHAT WILL YOU SEE? When ... more
Customer Jersey Zoo Reviews (1)
by - written on 24/11/05 (Very useful, 347 readings)
Back in September we had a lovely week in Jersey. Our main reason for visiting was to go to Jersey Beer Festival in St. Helier, but we also used Jersey's most excellent bus service to tour the island. One of my favourite days out was to Jersey Zoo…let me tell you about it! ~~~WHERE IS JERSEY ZOO? The zoo can be found around 4 miles north of Jersey's capital (St. Helier) and is in the parish of Trinity. We went on the bus (which seemed the best choice as parking on Jersey is a little scarce), though there is a large car park dedicated to the zoo which is free. There are a choice of buses there, all of which leave from the Bus Station (called the ... Read the complete review