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Sun 27 Dec 2009 06:03 BBC Radio Scotland

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 20 July 2009

As the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland celebrates its centenary, discover how it has evolved from the founding of Edinburgh Zoo to the present day.

  • The Zoo Crew

    The Zoo Crew

    As the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland celebrates its Centenary, we're going to the zoo, zoo, zoo and you can come too, too, too...

    Jump on board the hilltop safari and discover how the RZSS has evolved over the last hundred years from the founding of Edinburgh Zoo, the sourcing of animals from the wild, chimps tea parties and elephant rides to the current advances in captive breeding programmes, keeper training, enclosure design, onsite research and the plans to provide a home for two giant pandas.

    (images courtesy of the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland)


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