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HERALD EXPRESS: Woodturners produce dummy eggs for Paignton Zoo - Torquay, Devon, ENG

Wednesday, July 29, 2015   (0 Comments)
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HERALD EXPRESS: Woodturners produce dummy eggs for Paignton Zoo (07/29/2015)

 

FAMOUS Woodturning club in South West Devon has produced an eggs-traordinary set of wooden eggs for bird keepers at Paignton Zoo.

Several members of the Woodbury Woodturners Club have made 137 eggs between them, the smallest just a centimetre long, the largest around 20 centimetres.

The egg-cellent idea came from Paignton Zoo's Senior Head Keeper of Birds Pete Smallbones discovered that Front of House colleagues Izzy Warren and Justin Fuller were doing wood-turning as a hobby. Pete said: "We were talking and the idea of turning wooden eggs for the Bird department came up - and they really rose to the challenge."

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