Cornish Animal Name Trail 2003 and Cornish National Piskey Reserve at Newquay Zoo

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Repost of our 5 March (St Piran’s Day) blog post from 2017 about our 2003 Cornish Animal Names Trail and Piskey Reserve.

Happy St. Pirans Day or Gool Peran Lowen!

https://newquayzoohistory.wordpress.com/2017/03/05/cornish-national-piskey-reserve-and-cornish-animal-name-trail-at-newquay-zoo-2002/

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A Cornish dragon – 1991 map of our 1983 hedge maze – still standing but time has changed the route through slowly!¬† Blogpost on our maze due shortly…

Blog posted by Mark Norris, (proudly quarter Cornish on my Granny’s side!) Newquay Zoo Archive, St. Piran’s Day, 5th March 2018.

 

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Lions on leaflets at Newquay Zoo

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The roar of publicity in 1969 (above) and ¬†1996 …

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How I remember delivering lots of this busy Newquay Animal World morning and afternoon feeding talk timetable c. 1996 …

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The lion painted on the Animal World leaflets is probably based on our lion Ross (of 1970s Poldark TV era heritage) who arrived with a female Demelza in the late 1970s from a local St. Columb Major farm as a young lion, donated when the 1977 Dangerous Wild Animals Act came in. Here he is pictured on the back of the 1996 guidebook.

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c. 2012/13 “Get Closer” strapline or slogan, photo stock lion photo …

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2015 ”Something to Roar About” (or eat your family at Newquay Zoo) ¬†further developed the “Get Closer” slogan.

What next for our current trio of lions?