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An alphabetical listing of all known guidebooks published by collections in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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Cover Date Comments Code
ABBOTSBURY SWANNERY
Abbotsbury, Dorset
Pair of swans 1979 #
E
" 1981 #
ABER
" 1987 ©
*E
" 1991 # 2nd edition K
Mute swan 1994
A
ABERAERON SEA AQUARIUM & ANIMAL KINGDOM
Aberaeron, Ceredigion   CLOSED
Horned frog 1992
AEK
ABERDEEN ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS
Aberdeen   1966 - 1977
Badgers 1966 ca.
CEKN
Paw print and zoo name 1969 12pp. (folded like a brochure) Ef
Flamingo, budgerigar, rabbit, sheep dr. 1975 ca. Hazelhead b
Africa Alive! - see SUFFOLK WILDLIFE PARK
ALTON TOWERS
Alton, Staffordshire
Heraldic shield (blue lettering) pre 1971 Includes seal pool A
Heraldic shield (in colour) post 1971 Includes sealion pool AE
AMAZON WORLD ZOO PARK
Newchurch, Isle of Wight   1992 -
Amazonian Indian dr. 1997 ca.
Many
Ocelot, toco toucan, black & white ruffed lemurs, etc. 2001
Many
 Text only (leather-effect finish) 2006 © "Interactive Guide Book" 48pp i/b/c 5 photos of staff Many
Text only (leather-effect finish) 2006 © "Interactive Guide Book" 44pp i/b/c family in lemur walk-through Many
Collage of animal photos 2016   Many
Amazona Zoo - see Cromer: AMAZONA ZOO
AMAZONIA
Motherwell, Lanarkshire   2002 -
Orange-winged amazon, royal python, etc. 2006 ca.
Many
ANGLESEY SEA ZOO
Brynsiencyn, Isle of Anglesey   1983 -
Menai bridge plus sea life dr. 1986 #
Many
Crab 1980s/90s
Many
Octopus 1990s M
Many
Conger eel, lobster, starfish, etc. 1999 ca.
Many
APPLEBY CASTLE CONSERVATION CENTRE
Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria   CLOSED
Eagle owl 1970s L? Index A to Y E
" 1980s L? Index A to Z EN
APPULDURCOMBE HOUSE OWL & FALCONRY CENTRE
Wroxall, Isle of Wight
 Buzzard and little owl          2000?    E
Owl in flight cartoon 1999 # "Children's Activity & Puzzle Book" Many
The Aquarium of the Lakes - see THE LAKES AQUARIUM
Arundel: WWT WETLAND CENTRE
Arundel, West Sussex   1976 -
Red-breasted geese dr. plus Queen and Prince Philip 1977 Silver Jubilee edition KNR
Red-breasted geese dr. 1978#   E
" 1979 #
Many
" 1981 #
ABER
Swans in flight 1983 #
CEGR
Smew dr. 1991
F
Mandarin duck 1992
NV
Mandarin duck 1996 #
CE
Water vole 2008 ca. "Walkabout guide" Many
Water vole 2009 # " Many
ASHDOWN FOREST FARM
Wych Cross, East Sussex
Shire horse, cart, etc. 1987
R
ASHLEY WATERFOWL COLLECTION
Ashley, Hampshire   1970 - ?
Text and logo 1985
V
ASHOVER ZOOLOGICAL GARDEN
Ashover, Derbyshire   1954 - 1971
Leopard dr. 1955 # 1st edition. blue cover.
EF
Leopard dr. 1956 #
E
Pelican 1963 #
Many
BANHAM ZOO
Banham, Norfolk   1968 -
Magellanic penguins 1968 ca.
EIN
Woolly monkeys, chimpanzee, Humboldt penguins 1975 ca. "Banham Zoo" in orange EFI?
" 1976 ca. "Banham Zoo" in black CEFI?
Cotton-top tamarin 1980s E
Many
Goeldi's monkey 1983 ca.
Many
Snow leopard 1987
Many
Ocelots 1991
*Many
Tiger head 1997 Yellow band on cover *Many
Sri Lankan leopard 2000
Many
Tiger 2005 Logo on cover Many
Six faces 2006/7 #
Many
" 2008/9 #
Many
Tiger, camel, owl, giraffe, llama, cheetah, vulture - centre
2009   Many
Giraffe, meerkat, eagle, colobus monkey, tiger, snow leopard - left
2010   Many
Tiger face with zebra, giraffe, camel underneath  2015   Many
Barry Zoo - see CARDIFF ZOO
BASILDON ZOO
Vange, Essex   1971 - 2001
Chilean flamingos 1970s
EF
Castle wall and flowers 1980s
EFf
BATTERSEA PARK CHILDREN'S ZOO
London   1951 -
Red-billed toucan dr. 1994
Many
BEALE PARK
Lower Basildon, Berkshire   1956 -
Mute swan 1980s L
Many
Peacock 1993 ca.
Many
Bedford Butterfly Park - see WILD BRITAIN
BELFAST ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS
Belfast, County Antrim   1934 -
Tiger dr. 1935 #
C
Sealion 1937 Written by Richard H. Hunter FO
Snarling Tiger 1938
E
Tiger (lying down) 1955 post
CE
Camels 1960s   AE
Peacock 1970s
CE
Gorilla 1994 #
Many
Red panda 1999 #
*Many
Golden lion tamarin 2001 #
*Many
BELLE VUE ZOO PARK
Manchester   1836 - 1977
Giraffe, lion, elephant, etc. dr. 1872
h
Text with illustrated border 1878 #
h
Hippo, lion, tiger, etc. dr. 1880 # "Burning of the Tuileries" h
" 1881 # "Battle of Navarino" Eh
" 1882 # "Carnival of Venice" h
" 1884 # "Siege of Constantinople" h
" 1886 # "Storming of San Sebastian" b
Text plus elephant ride, giraffe, etc. dr. 1888# "Island of Malta" ~
" 1890 # "Storming of Cairo" ~
" 1891 # "Battle of Inkerman" h
" 1892 # "Battle of Cape Vincent" h
" 1894 # "Siege of Granada" h
" 1895 # "Storming of Port Arthur" Xh
" 1896 # "Crimean War" h
Elephant ride, camel ride, firework lake dr. 1896 # Full colour cover h
Text plus elephant ride, giraffe, etc. dr. 1897 #
c
Lions watching elephants plus bear, tiger, deer dr. 1899 #
h
" 1900 #
h
Tiger, lion, camel, snakes, etc. dr. 1901 #
h
" 1902#  
Lions, snake, tiger plus polar bear, elephant dr. 1904 #
h
Giraffes 1906#   ~
Lion, tiger, giraffe, mandrills, parrots, snake dr. 1909 #
EFGh
Elephant ride, etc. dr. 1911
N
" 1912
~
Python and alligator dr. 1916 #
EF
" 1917 #
Fh
Elephant ride dr., etc. 1923/24
EFG
Elephant dressed in regalia dr. 1927 # b/c: Lion and tiger dr. F
Fancy borders (no image) 1929 #
FN
Text only 1931 3rd edition Nh
Elephant dressed in regalia dr. 1934
E
Camel ride 1935 #
C
" 1936 # Centenary year; 1st edition FNh
Orang-utan dr. 1937 ca.
~
Tigon "Kliou" dr. 1938 #
EFNR
Puma dr. 1938 ca.
~
Giraffe dr. 1939 ca.
~
Lion cubs plus various attractions dr. 1940
E
Tigon 1941#   ~
Elephant with foot raised 1942
6 pence C
African elephant dr. 1943
AE
Zebra dr. 1944 Yellow background EX
Drill dr. 1945
EG
"Belle Vue" 1946 Red text on blue background N
"Easter at Belle Vue" 1948 # General guide including zoo F
"The New Belle Vue" 1948/49 Stylised text E
Tiger snarling dr. 1949/50
AEFN
Monkey cartoon 1950/51 # "The Peak of Entertainment" CEY
Caracal 1952
EFIh
Lions logo 1953
CEFN
King penguins dr. 1954#    F
King penguins dr. 1955 #
*Many
Gerenuk dr. 1956 #
Many
Red panda dr. 1957 #
Many
Giraffe plus rollercoaster dr. 1959
CEFN
Zebra plus rollercoaster dr. 1960
CEFR
Elephant plus penguins and rollercoaster dr. 1961
AEFY
" 1961 # Special issue for royal visit on 24.05.1961 F
Elephant ride 1962 # Red background Many
" 1963 # b/c: Children's Zoo F
Snarling tiger 1964 ca. Yellow and white letters on red background DEF
" 1965 ca. Blue and white letters on pink background EF
Lion 1966
CEFY
Polar bears 1960s
EI
Giraffe 1967 Green background Many
Lionfish 1968 Turquoise cover EQ
" 1968 Dull blue cover EF
Giraffe 1969 Orange/white background Many
Hippopotamus 1970
Many
Giraffe 1971 Yellow background EFN
Brown bear, polar bear, fish, bison, peacock 1972
EFIV
Lion, tiger, hippo, orang-utan 1973 p.33: Black & white photo of lion FI?
" 1973 p.33: Colour photo of lion FI?R
" 1973 p.33: Black & white photo of giraffe AEFV
" 1973 p.33: Colour photo of giraffe EF
Globe with various animals 1974 # Orange background Many
" 1975 # Blue background Many
" 1976 # Red background E
" 1977 # Green background Many
Tiger, elephant, lion dr. 1895 # "Abel Heywood's Guide Books" (unofficial) h
BENTLEY WILDFOWL & MOTOR MUSEUM
Halland, East Sussex   1966 -
Mandarin duck 1970s Brief guide E
" 1977
Many
Black swan 1979 "Gerald Askew Wildfowl Reserve" ERh
Red-breasted geese and vintage cars dr. 1982 # Laminated map Many
" 1985 #
Many
Peacock 1995
Many
Vintage car, Carolina duck, vase, children, etc. 2001 ca.
*Many
BIDEFORD ZOO
Bideford, Devon   1966 - 1970
Rhesus macaque 1966 ca.
CENY
Red-necked wallaby 1970 ca.
FH
BIRDLAND
Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire   1957 -
Rosemary Hill with scarlet macaw 1960s E
ENR
King penguins 1964 ca. 2nd edition Many
" 1965 ca. 3rd edition Many
Hyacinth macaws 1965 German language E
" 1967 ©
Many
Flamingos on lawn 1970 # 1st edition Many
" 1975 # 2nd edition CER
" 1978 # 3rd edition Many
" 1978# In English, French and German F
" 1980 # 4th edition ACE
Scarlet macaws on ladder 1980s L
Many
Ground Hornbill 2007 # 50th anniversary Many
King penguin
2012
  Many
King Penguin pair plus insets 2015 "Cotswold Birdland Park and Gardens"  Many
"2017"Birdland and Jurassic Journey" Many
Birdworld & Underwater World - see Farnham: BIRDWORLD & UNDERWATER WORLD
BIRMINGHAM BOTANICAL GARDENS
Birmingham   1832 -
Mynahs amongst plants 1970s
F
Red-billed bluepie amongst plants dr. ?
IV
"Garden of the World", various small pictures 2005
C
BIRMINGHAM NATURE CENTRE
Birmingham   1975 -
Owl, squirrel, beetle, etc. dr. 1980s Fold-up guide C
Short-clawed otters, small tortoiseshell butterfly 2003  
  Many
BIRMINGHAM ZOO
Birmingham   1964 - ca.1974
Lion cub 1969 ca.
B
Birmingham: NATIONAL SEA LIFE BIRMINGHAM
Birmingham   1996 -
Family in shark tunnel 1995
E
Seahorse, crab and sharks 1997 ©
CK
Visitors looking up at dogfish 2001
CEF
Turtle, sharks, seahorse, otters 2003
Many
Beach 2005 # SeaLife Dresden and SeaLife Nuremberg included on map i/b/cMany
" 2009 Dresden and Nuremberg removed from map i/b/cMany
7 different pictures
2012  Your Guide to Amazing Discoveries Many 
Clownfish on blue background 2015   Many
BIRTSMORTON WATERFOWL SANCTUARY
Birtsmorton, Herefordshire
Black swan and mute swan dr. 1982 ©
EF
Blackpool: SEA LIFE BLACKPOOL
Blackpool, Lancashire   1990 -
Family in shark tunnel 1995
CERV
Moray eel, crab, dogfish, etc. 1997 "Killers in the Coral" E
Visitors looking up at dogfish 2001
Many
Sharks plus insets 2003
EK
Beach 2005 # Map includes "Serpents of the Sea" Many
" 2006 # Map includes "Jellyfish: Phantoms of the Deep" Many
" 2007 # Map includes "Pirates: The Legend of Blackbeard" Many
" 2010 # Map includes "Scary Monsters" Many
Guitarfish and black tip shark
2011 #
  Many
Octopus, seahorse, clownfish, etc. 2013   Many 
Clownfish on blue background 2015   Many
BLACKPOOL TOWER MENAGERIE & AQUARIUM
Blackpool, Lancashire   ca.1874 -
View of tower 1940s L General guide to tower attractions C
View of tower 1954 # Red background E
BLACKPOOL ZOO PARK
Blackpool, Lancashire   1972 -
Tiger dr. 1972
Many
Goodfellow's tree kangaroo 1975 ca.
*Many
Red kangaroos 1970s
Many
Lion and cub 1980s
Many
Orang-utan (wearing hat) 1980s
Many
Ring-tailed lemurs 1980s Map on back cover (small format) Many
" 1980s Map on centre pages (large format) Many
Damara zebras 1980s
Ef
Young orang-utan 1980s
Many
Giraffe 1980s Numbered map Many
" 1980s Colour-coded map Many
Squirrel monkeys 1991
Many
Meerkat 1992
Many
Sealion 1994 ?   Included in the zoo's 40th anniversary display ~
Lion 1995
Many
Zebra 1996 ca.
Many
Gorilla and tarantula 1998
*Many
Gorilla face (blue) 2000
Many
Gorilla face (black) 2001
*CE
Asian elephant, tiger, gorilla, etc. 2002
Many
Red panda 2003
Many
Gorilla plus insets of lemur, orang-utan, tiger 2005
Many
Toco toucan 2007
Many
Lioness, squirrel monkey, gorilla 2008
Many
Lion cubs, Magellanic penguins, ring-tailed lemur, giraffe 2009
Many
Sealion, penguin, lion, tiger
2010   Many
Sealion, giraffe, tiger plus insets
2011
p70: Wallabies Many
" 2012 p70: Wolves Many 
Lion, orang-utan, Asian elephant plus insets  2013   Many
Gorilla, Sealion, Tiger  plus insets 2015   Many
Gorilla, Sealion, Ring Tailed Lemurs2016 Many
BLAIR DRUMMOND SAFARI & LEISURE PARK
Blair Drummond, Stirlingshire   1970 -
Visitors feeding giraffes 1970
EF
Giraffe 1971
EFI
Baboon on car bonnet 1972 # 1st edition CEFf
Tigers 1976 # 2nd edition C
White rhino 1977 # 3rd edition EV
Tiger 1979 # 4th edition F
Chimpanzee and young 1981 # 5th edition CEK
African lion 1984 Fold-out guide E
Llamas, deer, slide 1987 # 6th edition EF
Blair Drummond house, African elephants, boat 1988 # 7th edition CEI
" 1990# 8th edition E
African Elephants in front of Blair Drummond house 1991 # 9th edition EK
" 1992 # 10th edition EK
" 1993 # 11th edition IN
Zebras 1994 # 12th edition E
" 1995 # 13th edition EI
Giraffes and zebras in front of Blair Drummond house 1996 # 14th edition C
African elephant 1997 # 15th edition E
" 1998 # 16th edition CE
African elephant, ring-tailed lemurs, lion, etc. 1999 # 16th edition CEf
Tiger, giraffes, chimpanzees, etc. 2000 # 17th edition CE
Lion 2001 # 18th edition CE
African elephant 2002 # 19th edition CEKV
Tiger and elephant skin 2003 # 20th edition Many
" 2003 # 21st edition C
Tiger 2004 # 22nd edition CEK
Tiger, African elephant, lion, chimpanzee, white rhino 2005 # 23rd edition Many
Series of heads 2006 # 24th edition Many
" 2008 # 25th edition CE
" plus bridge and steppe eagle 2008 #
Many
Grant's zebras 2010 #    Many
Half tiger and half child faces (spread over front and back cover) 2015 #   Many
BLEAN BIRD GARDEN
Blean, Kent   1980 - ca.1990
Sulphur-crested cockatoo and macaws 1980s
EN
Hyacinth macaw 1984
R
Green-winged macaw 1988
CEFR
BLUE PLANET AQUARIUM
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire   1997 -
Shark and people 1998 ca.
Many
Fish leaping out of a boy's head dr. 2001 ca. 26pp. ACE?F
" 2001 ca. 30pp AE?
Sand tiger shark, family 2002/3 Inside b/c: "New for 2003" Many
" 2003/4 Inside b/c: "Otters" Many
Sand tiger shark, clownfish 2004
Many
Sand tiger shark, angelfish 2005
Many
Sand tiger shark, triggerfish, otters, children 2006
Many
Children with hands in water 2007 #
Many
Tree Frog 2008 #
Many
Sand tiger shark and diver plus insets 2009 #
Many
Spider 2010 #
Many
Diver with shark plus otter, frog, spider and seahorse
2011 #
New for 2011 "Coral Cave"
Many
Shark plus frog, seahorse and clown fish
2012 #
"Jawsome Family Fun"
Many
Shark leaping out of porthole dr 2015 Explorers guide Many
BLUE REEF   General guides
ca.2001 -
Angelfish 2003
CF
Clownfish plus insets 2004 # Newquay, Portsmouth and Tynemouth Many
" 2008 # Hastings added Many
" 2009 # Bristol added Many
" 2015 Variations in text Many
Bognor Regis: HOTHAM PARK CHILDREN'S ZOO
Bognor Regis, West Sussex   1950 - 1984
Rhesus macaque "Judy" - brown cover 1952 ca. Map key 1 - Guinea Pigs j
" - orange cover 1956 ca. Map key 1 - Fish Pond and Rockery  Many
BOLTON MUSEUM AQUARIUM
Bolton   1947
Blue fish design 1985 #
C
BOSTOCK & WOMBWELL'S TRAVELLING MENAGERIE
Elephants, zebra, giraffe, camel, etc. dr. ? Wombwell's Travelling Menagerie G
Lion and animal trappers 1911 ca.
G
Family members 1912
EF
" 1919
E
" 1930s E
E
Bournemouth: THE OCEANARIUM
Bournemouth, Dorset   1998 -
View of earth and coral reef 1998
ERf
Map, coral reef and rainforest 2000
Many
Various fish including triggerfish 2004 #
Many
Various fish including lionfish 2005 #
Many
Lionfish (close-up) 2009 ca. Four different covers on sale at the same time Many
ManyBoxfish (close-up) 2009 ca. " Many
Clownfish (close-up) 2009 ca. " Many
Unknown fish (close-up) 2009 ca. " Many
Clownfish close up, Otter, Sea Turtle, Octopus  2012? Not dated  K
Clownfish, Otter, Sea Turtle, Lionfish2014 K
BRAMBLES WILDLIFE PARK
Herne Common, Kent
Deer, frog, shetland pony, red fox dr. 1980s L
A
Raccoon / eagle owl and silver fox 1995 ©
AEK
Bray: NATIONAL SEA LIFE BRAY
Bray, Republic of Ireland   1998 -
Beach 2006 ca.
Many
Clownfish 2015   Kb
BRIDGEMERE WILDLIFE PARK
Bridgemere, Cheshire   1972 - 1992
Fallow deer, crowned crane, etc. dr. 1970s
AE
Red-breasted and Canada geese dr. 1970s
CF
Scarlet macaw 1978/9
CE
Bengal tiger 1981 #
Many
" 1985 ca. Undated Many
BRIDLINGTON HARBOUR AQUARIUM
Bridlington, East Yorkshire
Ship dr. 1988
E
BRIGHTON AQUARIUM [AND DOLPHINARIUM]
Brighton, East Sussex   1872 - ?
Aquarium building dr. 1880 ca.
X
" 1881 6th edition C
Mermaid in fish tank dr. 1930 ca. Colour plates Many
" 1935 ca. No colour plates EFNV?f
Mermaid with top hat dr. 1950s E
EG?f
Shield with seahorses dr. 1957 #
CER
Dolphins leaping 1970 ca. b/c: "Sunshine"; Inside b/c: Otters Many
" 1971 ca. b/c: "Sunshine"; Inside b/c: SeAquarium advert Many
" 1972 ca. b/c: Dolphins I?N?
Aquarium building 1972 100th anniversary Many
Aquarium hall plus inset of dolphin 1970s Undated Many
" 1977 #
EFV?f
" 1978 #
Many
" 1980 #
NV?
Dolphin plus tropical fish tank 1980
FGI
Dolphin and skittles 1981 #
Many
Dolphins, common seal, lionfish, red-eared terrapin 1986
Many
Dolphin 1988
CEFK
Brighton: SEA LIFE BRIGHTON
Brighton, East Sussex   1990-
Child, ray and sharks plus insets 1992
AEGY?
" 1992 Modified map on reverse AEY?
Family in shark tunnel 1995
EG
Visitors looking up at dogfish 2001
CEF
Turtle plus insets 2002
CEKV
Beach 2006
BE
" 2009  Difference? Many
Family on boat looking down at shark, turtle etc 2011?  
Rays plus seven insets approaching from left  2013   Many
BRISTOL AQUARIUM
Bristol   2009 - 
Stingray plus insets ca.2011
Many
Cowfish plus insets ca.2013 "Updated July 2013" written on the back cover Many
Lionfish plus insets ca.2015 " (2nd edition) reprinted with new cover Many
BRISTOL ZOO GARDENS
Bristol   1836 -
Text only 1843 #
(O)
" 1882 #
(O)
" 1886 #
P
" 1894 #
~
" 1899 #
P
Flower motif on dark red background 1903 #
P
Red text with small swifts 1904 #
P
Text only on dark orange background 1905 #
P
"1907" above coat of arms 1907 #
V
"1909" above coat of arms 1909 #
FO
"1910" above coat of arms 1910 #
O
"1911" above coat of arms 1911 #
E
"1912" above coat of arms 1912 # 14th edition X
"1913" above coat of arms 1913 # Yellow background O
Lion "D'Artagnon" 1925 #
FO
Lion (in oval) 1926 #
O
Lion (in triangle) 1928 #
EFO
Various animals (left column) 1931 #
OR
Various animals (line drawings) 1934 #
CFGO
Tiger dr. plus small dr. on brown background 1936 Price 3d Many
Tiger dr. plus small dr. on red background 1937 Price 3d P
Gorilla "Alfred" 1938 # Price 3d ACEH
Sealion, polar bears, tiger, etc. 1939 #
Many
Gorilla "Alfred" 1948 #
Many
Polar bears 1949 #
Many
Elephant ride 1950 #
Many
Camel ride 1952 #
Many
Red-breasted toucans 1954 #
AFHO
Heraldic shield 1955 #
Many
Elephant ride 1957 # Cover as 1950 guide EFR
" 1958 #
E
" 1959 #
F
" 1960 #
AEFH
" 1961 #
Many
" 1962 #
CFGH
" 1963 #
ADE
" 1964 #
Many
" 1964 # p1: "Since this book was compiled ..." Many
Giraffe dr. 1965 ca.
Many
White tiger dr. 1960s L White tigers only inside f/c Many
" 1960s L Pygmy hippos, alpacas and camels added to above Many
" 1960s L Peccaries and birds added to above Many
White tiger cubs 1972 ca. Price 10p CEFG
" 1973 ca. Price 11p; Address ends "… Bristol, 8." Many
" 1974 ca. Price 11p; Address ends "… BS8 3HA." Many
" 1974 ca. Price 11p; Address ends with telephone number Many
" 1975 ca. Price 15p Many
Twelve small images of tiger, giraffe, young gorilla, etc. 1987 Map across centre pages *Many
" 1987 Map across pages 28-29 Many
Okapi plus inset of children 1994 "A New Zoo Every Day" *Many
" 1996 "See It, Sense It, Save It" *Many
Young red ruffed lemur 2001
*Many
Golden-headed lion tamarin 2004 # 2nd edition Many
Geoffroy's marmosets 2006 #
Many
Lion and tortoise
2010 #
Official Family Guide
Many
Walk of Fame
2011 #
Special guide their "Walk of Fame" plaques
Many
Gorilla 2014/2015   Many
THE BRITISH WILDLIFE CENTRE
Newchapel, Surrey   2000 -
Red squirrel  2010 ©    Many
BRIXHAM AQUARIUM
Brixham, Devon   1954 -
Dogfish 1967 ca.
AFR
Diver, jellyfish, octopus, etc., dr. 1980s
CENR
Shoal of fish 2000 ca.
Many
BROOKSIDE BIRD GARDEN
Calver, Derbyshire   ca.1970 - ?
Map and toucan dr. 1970
EF
" 1974   F
Broxbourne: PARADISE WILDLIFE PARK
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire   1964 -
Lion dr. 1971 Price 5p EI
" 1973 Price 5p F
Tiger 1975 ca. Price 10p EF
Lion 1987 ca.
EF
Tiger plus squares 2006 #
Many
Tiger, penguin, tiger etc. 2008 ©
Many
Tiger running through water
2011   Many
BUCKFAST BUTTERFLIES & DARTMOOR OTTER SANCTUARY
Buckfastleigh, Devon  
Butterfly in square (cream cover)1980s M"The Butterfly Centre"K
Otter and butterfly dr. 1980s
E
Swallowtail butterfly and short-clawed otters 1990s E  "The Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary"
Canadian otters and butterflies 1990s L "Buckfast Butterflies"; "Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary" CER
Young European otter and various butterflies 2004 # "Buckfast Butterflies"; "Dartmoor Otters" Many
BUSBRIDGE LAKES
Godalming, Surrey
Black swan dr. 1980s
ER
House and black swan dr. 2000 ca.
B
CAIRNGORM REINDEER CENTRE
Aviemore, Inverness-shire   1952 -
Reindeer 2008 ca.
C
CAMPERDOWN WILDLIFE CENTRE
Dundee, Angus   1968 -
Beaver, Muscovy duck, pigeons, brown bears 1988 ca.
Many
CARDIFF ZOO
Barry, Glamorgan   1962 - 1980
Leopard dr. 1960s L
A
Leopard's head 1960s L
F
Chimpanzee 1970s
E
Puma 1970s
Many
CARDIGAN WILDLIFE PARK
Cardigan, Ceredigion   1978 - ?
Heron dr. 1978 1st edition E
" 1979 # 1st edition revised CK
" 1980 #
2nd edition EFK
CHESSINGTON WORLD OF ADVENTURES   Formerly Chessington Zoo
Chessington, Surrey   1931 -
Lion 1935 Price 1d E
" 1936 ca. Price 4d CE
Chimpanzee "Smee" 1938
AEGS
Chimpanzee dr. 1950s Price 6d EG?
Black-footed penguin 1955 Price 6d ER
Lion 1955 Price 1s E
" 1956 Price 1s AE
" 1956 Price 1s; Published by SFAP E
" 1957 ca. Price 1s; no publisher
F
Chimpanzee dr. 1958 ca. Price 1s Many
Zebras and chimpanzees 1959
Many
Red fox 1961 Price 1s Many
Prevost's squirrel 1962 Price 1s Many
Ankole cattle 1963 Price 1s Many
Geese and flamingos 1964 Price 1s Many
Fraser's eagle owl 1965 Price 1s Many
Zebras dr. 1966 Olive background Many
Peacock design 1967
Many
Ocelot dr. 1968 f/c black text on yellow background Many
" 1968? f/c red text on white background Many
Tiger inset on zebra-skin 1969
Many
Flamingos 1970 Price 2s/10p Many
Sulawesi crested macaque 1971
Many
Giraffes 1972
Many
Polar bear 1973
Many
Zebras dr. 1974 Cover as 1966; yellow background Many
Lion, etc. dr. 1975 Price 15p Many
King and black-footed penguins 1976 Price 15p Many
Sealions 1977
Many
Blackbuck 1978
Many
Lion 1979 # "Chessington Zoo" in white *Many
" 1981 # "Chessington Zoo" in black Many
Lar gibbon 1982 ca.
Many
Polar bear 1983 #
Many
Family in jungle dr. 1985
Many
Gorilla plus clown and toucan dr. 1986 ca.
Many
Snow leopard 1987 ©
Many
" 1989 ©
CEFI
Costume characters 1988 © General park guide AEFS
Various views of the park 1989 © " CEFS
Vampire ride 1990 © " BCEFf
Vampire ride 2003 " CEf
"Dragon's Fury" ride 2004 " BCEf
" 2005 # " AEKV
CHESTER CATHEDRAL FALCONRY AND NATURE GARDENS
Chester, Cheshire    2015 -
Close up of a birds face (eye and beak) 2015   Many
CHESTER ZOO
Upton, Cheshire   1931 -
Macaques 1933 ca.
CH
Beaver dr 1950s    jCE
Oakfield house 1960s L
Many
Tiger 1978 ca. Red background Many
" 1979 ca. Green background Many
Lion and lioness 1981 ca.
Many
Humboldt penguins 1982 ©
Many
Orang-utan 1983 ©
Many
Tiger 1984 ©
Many
Margay 1985 No printer Many
" 1986 Printed by Beric Tempest (p.3) Many
Ring-tailed lemur 1987
Many
Asian elephant plus insets 1988 ©
Many
Chimpanzee plus insets 1989 ©
Many
Lions 1990 ©
Many
Giraffe 1991 ©
Many
Black rhino calf 1992 ©
*Many
Cheetah 1994 ©
*Many
Asiatic lion cubs 1994 ©
Many
" 1995 ©  P12 - misprint. No A in Asiatic Lion  j
" 1995 ©
CEIR
Orang-utan with baby 1995/96
*Many
" 1996 c/p: "Karha" Many
Asian elephants 1996 Yellow background Many
" 1997 Blue-green background Many
Lioness, sealion, black rhino, etc. 1997
*Many
" 1998 "Zoo of the Year 1998" added to f/c *Many
Asian elephant, giraffe, black rhino, etc. 1999
Many
Giraffe, Komodo dragon, crowned pigeon, etc. 2000
Many
" 2000 c/p: 2000 CEH
" 2000 c/p: Summer 2000 CERV
Asian elephant, ring-tailed lemur, keeper, etc. 2001
Many
" 2002 c/p: Summer 2002 Many
Asian elephants 2003
Many
Spectacled bear 2004
Many
Amboina box turtle 2005
Many
Elepants, treefrog, gardens, lion 2008 #
Many
"The Garden Lovers Guide to Chester Zoo" 1970s L
Many
Aquarium guide: Lionfish dr. 1998
Many
Flower and bird dr. 2008 # Gardens Guide. Free. Many
CHESTNUT CENTRE OTTER OWL & WILDLIFE PARK
Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire   1985 -
Short-clawed otter 1980s?
E
Canadian otter 1991 # Later editions sold with a leaflet about the newly arrived Giant Otters Many
Owl, martin, otter 2004 ©
Many
CLEE HILL ANIMAL & BIRD GARDENS
Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire   1970 - ? CLOSED
Leadbeater's cockatoos dr. 1980s
CEFN
CLEETHORPES MARINELAND AND ZOO
Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire   1965 - ca.1979
Tiger dr. 1970 ca.
EFV
Elephant seal dr. 1972 ca.
EFKI
Chimpanzee 1978 ca.
F
CLOPTON BIRD GARDENS
Oundle, Northamptonshire   1973 - ca.1975
Text only 1970s E Pheasants only FN
CLUANIE DEER FARM PARK
Beauly, Inverness-shire   1987 -
Highland steer 1987?
C
Cobtree Manor - see MAIDSTONE ZOO & PLEASURE GARDENS, COBTREE MANOR and MAIDSTONE ZOO PARK
COLCHESTER ZOO
Stanway, Essex   1963 -
Stanway Hall 1963 "Stanway Hall Zoo Park" AEf
Stanway Hall 1964
CEf
Stanway Hall plus Lion on green background dr. 1965 "Colchester Zoo" g
Animal heads in stars 1966 Green and cream AN
" 1967 Blue background Many
" 1967 Pink background I
Asian elephants 1969 ca. b/c: Hall and gardens BCEF
Giraffes 1970s
Many
Orang-utan, ring-tailed lemur, red kangaroo, etc. 1971 ca. "The Rare Ones"; Yellow background Many
Royal python, great Indian hornbill, white rhino, etc. 1972 ca. "The Rare Ones"; Green background Many
Heraldic shield 1975/76
Many
Orang-utan and view of grounds 1977
ENR
African elephants 1979 # b/c: Llama calf Many
Orang-utan 1981 #
Many
Tiger plus logo 1984 ca. b/c: Blackbuck *Many
Black mangabey 1990 #
*Many
Tiger 1996
*Many
White tiger 1998
Many
Purple and yellow zebra-skin pattern 1999
Many
Multi-coloured leopard-skin pattern 2000
Many
Giraffe, African elephant, lanner falcon, etc. 2002 "Species Guide" *Many
Giraffe, African elephant, gelada, etc. 2002 "Evolving before your eyes" *Many
Sealions, elephant, tiger, people 2007 "Species Guide" CEF
Orang-utan plus giraffe, African elephant and tiger 2008 "Species Guide" Many
Orang-utan 2009 "Souvenir Guide" Many
Amur leopard 2010    Many 
Ring-tailed lemur and young 2010   Two guides published in 2010 Many 
Red panda 
2011/12 #
  Many
Smooth-coated otters
2011/12 #
  Many
Ring-tailed lemur 2012 # f/c: Plain text logo Many 
" 2012 # f/c: Giraffe logo Many 
Helena Farrar with lion (1960s photo) 2013 #   Many 
Sun bear dr.
2014 #
"Year of the Bear"
B
Giraffe and elephant made up of handprints dr 2015  "Hand in Hand" in purple on cover Many
Elephant, Penguin, Tiger, Orangutan 2016 Many
Sloth, Penguin, Lorikeets, Iguana, Red Panda, Lemur, Rhino 2017 Many
Elephant, Lorikeets, Giraffe, Sloth, Tiger, Bushdog, Sealion2017"Published October 2017" on b/cMany
Colwyn Bay - see THE WELSH MOUNTAIN ZOO & BOTANIC GARDENS
COMBE MARTIN WILDLIFE & DINOSAUR PARK
Combe Martin, Devon   1986 -
Snow leopard, wolves, model dinosaurs 2004 #
Many
T-rex skeleton 2009 #
F
CONWY BUTTERFLY JUNGLE
Conwy, Gwynedd   1988 - 2008
Swallowtail butterfly 1988 ca.
BEV
Cornish Seal Sanctuary - see Gweek: THE NATIONAL SEAL SANCTUARY
THE CORNISH BIRDS OF PREY CENTRE
St. Columb, Cornwall
Ferruginous hawk 2008
Many
COTON MANOR GARDEN
Coton, Northamptonshire   1969 -
Waterfowl lake 1984
F
Flamingos plus various pictures of gardens 1993 No other animals mentioned ACE
COTSWOLD FALCONRY CENTRE
Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire   1988 -
Red-tailed hawk 2000
Many
Harlan's hawk 2006 #
Many
African goshawk 2009 #
Many
Saker falcon
2012 #
  Many
Eagle Owl2017# Many
COTSWOLD FARM PARK
Guiting Power, Gloucestershire   1971 -
Highland cattle 1973 ca. 16pp. B?CR?
" 1974 ca. 20pp. B?CFR?
Portland ram 1975 ca. p.11: Pigs Many
" 1976 ca. p.11: Reindeer Many
Oxen pulling cart 1970s L
Many
Castlemilk moorit ram 1983 # 2nd edition Many
" 1985 # 3rd edition CR
Orkney ram 1988 # 4th edition AE
" 1990 # 5th edition AEK
White park cow 1995 # 25th anniversary ACEK
Herdwick sheep, Gloucester cow, Iron Age pigs, etc. 2000 ca.
Many
Adam Henson with cow and daughter 2009 ca.
Many
Adam Henson with Highland Cattle 2012   Many
COTSWOLD WILDLIFE PARK
Burford, Oxfordshire   1970 -
Canada geese 1970 # 1st edition Many
Smooth-coated otter 1972 #
Many
Red panda, puma, angelfish, etc. 1973 ©
*Many
Red panda in tree 1976 #
Many
Red panda, leopard, iguana, etc. 1979 #
*Many
" 1981 #
Many
" 1981 # Misprint with blank pages E
" 1982 #
Many
De Brazza's guenon and baby 1983 ca.
Many
" 1984 # Greater kudu added to map Many
Leopard 1987 #
*Many
Black & white ruffed lemur 1989 #
*Many
Red panda 1992 # p.22: Persian Leopard *Many
" 1994 # p.22: Amur Leopard Many
Amur leopard 1999 #
*Many
Asiatic lion 2001 #
*Many
Siamang, Amur leopard, zebra foal, etc. 2004 #
*Many
Animal montage with House 2006 #
*Many
White rhino (adult) 2009 #
Many
Giraffe head
2011 #
  F
Sifaka 2014 #   Many
White Rhino calf2016# Many
COURAGE SHIRE HORSE CENTRE
Maidenhead, Kent   1975 - 2002
Black and white dr of two shire horses?
j
Black and white shire horse in front of stables1994 j
COVENTRY ZOO PARK
Coventry, Warwickshire   1966 - early 1980s
Elephant and monkeys dr. 1968 ca.   F
Lion dr. 1970 ca. Orange/white background; b/c: Location map EF
Asian elephant calf and Zulu warrior statue 1972 ca.
Many
CRAIGEND CASTLE ZOO
Milngavie, Dumbartonshire   1949 - 1954
Lion dr. 1950s Price sixpence FH
CRICKET ST. THOMAS WILDLIFE PARK
Chard, Somerset   1967 -2009 
Children with young deer 1968 Garden courtyard to open summer 1968 Many
" 1969 # Garden courtyard to open summer 1969 Many
Wapiti 1972 ca.
Many
Young deer 1975 ca.
Many
Leopard 1978 # 1st edition Many
Jaguars 1980 # 2nd edition Many
Cricket St. Thomas house, owl, jaguar, etc. 1981 # 3rd edition Many
" 1982 # 4th edition Many
View of park plus insets 1980s
Many
Cricket St. Thomas house 1980s L
*Many
View of grounds plus inset of Cricket St. Thomas house 1990 Map (i/f/c): "ELEPHANT HOUSE", no sealions Many
" 1991/92 Map (i/f/c): "NEW ELEPHANT ENCLOSURE", "TEMPORARY SITE FOR SEALIONS" Many
" 1990s Map (i/f/c): "ELEPHANTS", "SEALIONS" AF
Crinkley Bottom 1990s
E
Leopard cubs plus inset of Cricket St. Thomas house 1996
Many
Cricket St. Thomas house plus insets 1990s Large format ACEF
Amur Leopard 1999 A4 Many
Ring-tailed lemur and young 2004
Many
Amur leopard 2005 A5 Many
Meerkat 2006
Many
Young sitatunga head 2008
Many
CROMER ZOO
Cromer, Norfolk   1962 - 1975
Asian elephant 1968 ca.
C
Lion 1970s
Many
Cromer: BIRDLAND
Cromer, Norfolk   1963 - ca.1975
Toco toucan dr. 1970s E?  
Cromer: AMAZONA ZOO
Cromer, Norfolk   2008 - 
Jaguar  - Fish logo 2009  1st edition  Many 
" - Paws logo20162nd editon - 3rd edition incorrectly printed i/b/cMany
CRYSTAL PALACE AQUARIUM
London
Text only 1872 # 3rd edition; Buff background; Price 6d R
" 1873 # 4th edition L
CURRAGHS WILDLIFE PARK
Ballaugh, Isle of Man   1965 -
Red deer head dr. 1966 ca.
N
Pumas 1968 ca.
N
Sika deer 1969 ca.   N
Great Indian Hornbills 1970s E
A
Flamingos 1975 ca. No price on cover; p7 otter Many
" 1976 ca. No price on cover; "E. Stiles" added to map; p7 otter Many
" 1977 ca. "7p" on front cover; "E. Stiles" still on map; p7 rhea Many
Blue-and-yellow Macaws 1979   N
Canadian Otter 1980s E
K
Scarlet ibis 1982 ca.
CEFR
Animal silhouettes dr. 1980s/90s Green background E
Short-clawed otters, guanaco, flamingo, etc. 1995 ca. p.5: Species listed in table Many
" 1990s L p.5: Species listed in text Many

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