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Isle of Wight Zoo wins BIAZA awards for Animal breeding ,Care & Welfare and PR , Marketing ,Digital & Events as the Association celebrates its 50th Anniversary
Carolyn Lorek -Deputy animal manager ( left ) Karen-Jane Dudley -Marketing manager (right )
Image courtesy of Chris Boyce .
The Isle of Wight Zoo has been recognised for their work in the categories of Animal breeding, Care & Welfare and PR , Marketing ,Digital & Events at the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums 50th Anniversary awards ceremony.
The British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums turns 50 this year and representatives from its membership came together recently to celebrate the past and consider future challenges at a major conference held at Marwell Wildlife, Hampshire, which culminated in a gala dinner and awards ceremony on the 8th June.
Isle of Wight Zoo Director, Charlotte Corney, said "I am incredibly proud of the zoo team for achieving these awards which are particularly meaningful to us because we know how high BIAZA’s judging standards are. It is highly motivational to have hard work recognised so onwards and upwards for the IOW Zoo!"
Dr Kirsten Pullen, Director of BIAZA, said, "The standard of award submissions was incredibly high this year and I’m delighted that the Isle of Wight Zoo has achieved a Bronze award in the category of Animal breeding ,Care & Welfare for it’s positive reinforcement training for big cats for the purposes of monitoring animal health , and for the early diagnosis and prompt treatment of ailments, alongside a Bronze award for PR , Marketing ,Digital & Events with 'Simi’s tale - from circus to safety’.
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