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Twycross Zoo

SET NAME: Art Unlimited
PUBLISHER: Art Unlimited
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: Not issued by the zoo
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
B1060 Saying it with Flowers Joe the gorilla; Photo: Mike Hollist 1987 Daily Mail
B1064 Sitting Pretty Joe the gorilla; Photo: Mike Hollist 1987 Daily Mail



SET NAME: Beric Tempest logo
PUBLISHER: Beric Tempest
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: 1981 (earliest known postmark)
NOTES: Beric Tempest logo on reverse
Set known to exist in two formats
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Assumbo - Young male Lowland Gorilla
- Baby Chimp Photo: Noel Outram
- Baby Gorilla
- Baby Gorilla Photo: Noel Outram
- Becky, two year old chimpanzee
- Black and White Colobus
- 'Bongo' Female Gorilla
- Capybara and young
- Chimp playing cricket
- Chimp playing football
- Chimp playing golf
- Chimps at play
- Chimps, Kip and Louis, as mentioned in the book Chimps with Everything …
- Chimps Tea Party
- Cuscus
- De Brazza Monkey
- Elephants
- Flyn, ten month old baby chimpanzee
- Giraffes
- Gorilla Joe
- Great Dane and baby Chimp Great Dane facing forward
- Great Dane and baby Chimp Great Dane facing left
- 'Joe', Male Gorilla
- Jollie, Chimpanzee Sat on wall with anorak and umbrella up
- Jollie, Chimpanzee Sat on a box wearing waterproofs and holding a camera
- Jollie, Chimpanzee Wearing cloth cap and holding a gardening fork
- Juvenile Pileated Gibbon
- Louis, the footballing Chimp Holding ball waist-high
- Louis, the footballing Chimp Holding ball above head
- Male Borneo Orang-utan
- Miniature Horse
- On Sentry duty - Prairie Dogs
- Orang-Utan
- William, Chimpanzee
- Young Chimp



SET NAME: Chimp and baby logo bottom
PUBLISHER: Unknown
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: Chimp and baby logo on reverse (bottom left)
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Amur Leopard
- Asian Elephants
- Giraffe
- Lion Cub
- Macaroni Penguin
- Meerkat
- Sealion
- Tufted Deer



SET NAME: Chimp and baby logo top
PUBLISHER: Unknown
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: Chimp and baby logo on reverse (centre top)
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Asian Lions Photo: Karen Miller
- Baby Bornean Orangutan Photo: Karen Miller
- Baby Elephants Photo: Karen Miller
- Batu - Bornean Orang-utan Photo: Karen Miller
- Black and White Colobus and baby Photo: David Lawson
- Bonobo Photo: Karen Miller
- Bonobos Photo: George Congrave
- Bornean Orangutans Photo: Karen Miller
- Chimpanzee chocolate chimp; Photo: Karen Miller
- Chimpanzee young chimp; Photo: Karen Miller
- Crowned Crane Photo: Karen Miller
- Dhole pups Photo: Karen Miller
- Elephant Group Photo: Paul Barber
- Giraffe Photo: Karen Miller
- Giraffe adult and young giraffe; Photo: Karen Miller
- Grazing Giraffe Photo: Karen Miller
- House Photo: Karen Miller
- Javan Langurs Photo: Karen Miller
- Joe, Gorilla
- Mamfe male Gorilla Photo: Karen Miller
- Ozala and Biddy; Mother and baby Gorilla Photo: Karen Miller
- Pileated Gibbon and baby Photo: David Lawson
- Scarlet Macaw Photo: Karen Miller
- Sumatran Tiger Photo: David Lawson



SET NAME: Beric Tempest
PUBLISHER: Modern
CARD SIZE: Colour
COLOUR: 1990 (earliest known postmark)
DATE: Chimp head logo on reverse
NOTES:
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Asian Lions Photo: Karen Miller
- Baby Asian Elephant Photo: Karen Miller
- Baby Chimp Photo: Noel Outram
- Baby Chimps Photo: Ron Weaver
- Baby Gorilla
- Baby Gorilla Photo: Ron Weaver
- Baikal Seal Photo: Rod Williams
- Black and White Colobus
- Bonobo Photo: David Lawson
- Bonobos Photo: George Congrave
- Burrowing Owl Photo: Karen Miller
- Cheetahs
- Chimp playing cricket
- Chimps at play
- Diatou and Yasa; Mother and baby Bonobo Photo: Karen Miller
- Elephants Photo: George Congrave
- Elephants Photo: G Jackson
- Elephants Photo: Rod Williams
- Fine enough to put the washing out Photo: Karen Miller
- Flamingos No photographer credit
- Flamingoes Photo: Karen Miller
- Giraffe Photo: Karen Miller
- Giraffes
- Giraffes Photo: David Lawson
- Giraffes Photo: J. Walker
- Gorilla, Biddy and baby Ozala Photo: Mike Hollist, Daily Mail; Biddy facing forward with Ozala in left arm
- Gorilla, Biddy and baby Ozala Photo: Mike Hollist, Daily Mail; Side-on view of Biddy and Ozala facing front
- Gorilla Family Photo: Harold Senior
- Great Dane and baby Chimp Great Dane facing left and baby Chimp facing forward
- Howler Monkey Photo: Karen Miller
- Hyacinthine Macaw
- Javan Langurs Photo: Karen Miller
- Joe, Gorilla
- Joe male Gorilla Photo: Karen Miller
- Lion
- Louis the footballing chimp
- Malayan Tapirs
- Mamfe male Gorilla Photo: Karen Miller
- Mother and baby orang Photo: David Lawson
- Mother and baby Pileated Gibbon
- Och, I have caught a big one!
- Otters Photo: David Lawson
- Ozala and Biddy; Mother and baby Gorilla Photo: Karen Miller
- Penguins Photo: Rod Williams
- Pets' Corner
- Pileated Gibbon
- Pileated Gibbon and baby Photo: David Lawson
- Prairie Dogs
- Red Howler Monkey Photo: Karen Miller
- Sand Cats Photo: David Lawson
- Scarlet Ibis Photo: Karen Miller
- Scarlet macaw Photo: Karen Miller
- Sumatran Tiger Photo: David Lawson
- Sumatran Tiger Photo: Karen Miller
- Tiger Photo: David Lawson
- Tonzi and Baby Tara Asian Elephant; Born on 6.8.98 Photo: Karen Miller
- Twycross Zoo Asian Elephant Family; Noorjahan 2 1/2 Minbu born 27 8 98; Tonzi with calf Tara born 6 8 98 Photo: Karen Miller
- Waldrupp Ibis Photo: Karen Miller
- Zoo house and gardens



SET NAME: Copson
PUBLISHER: G. Copson & Co.
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: 1975 (earliest known postmark)
NOTES: Some cards do not feature the printer's name
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
TZ2GC
CHIMPS TEA PARTY
 
TZ3GC Bengal Tiger
TZ4GC Alpaca
TZ5GC Chimp and Baby
TZ6GC Hyacinthe Macaw
TZ7GC Malayan Tapir
TZ8GC Macaws
TZ9GC Flamingoes
TZ10GC Lions
TZ11GC Otters
TZ13GC Giraffes
TZ14GC De Brazza Monkey
TZ16GC Cassowary
TZ17GC Chimps Tea Party
TZ18GC Coco and Bwana (Chocolate Chimp and Baby)
TZ19GC Joe, Gorilla
TZ20GC Jod, Orang-utan
TZ21GC Iris, Indian Elephant
TZ22GC Prairie Marmots
TZ23GC Falcon
TZ24GC Dromedary Camel
TZ25GC King Penguins
TZ26GC Baby Lowland Gorillas
TZ27GC Bengal Tiger cub
TZ28GC Indian Elephants



SET NAME: Crimped
PUBLISHER: Unknown
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: 1964 (earliest known postmark)
NOTES: Crimped edge to cards
Text printed in white on front of card
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Zoo Park, Twycross, Leicestershire Two chimps dressed in casual tops one holding a tea tray
- Zoo Park, Twycross, Leicestershire Three chimps dressed in Brooke Bond tops sat at a table
- Zoo Park, Twycross, Leicestershire Asian elephant calf
- Zoo Park, Twycross, Leicestershire Flamingos
- Zoo Park, Twycross, Leicestershire Young lion facing left
- Zoo Park, Twycross, Leicestershire Young male lion facing forward
- Zoo Park, Twycross, Leicestershire Zoo house



SET NAME: Crimped 5059
PUBLISHER: Unknown
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: Crimped edge to cards
Text printed in white on front of card
"5059 Style" in stamp box on reverse
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Rosie, the Chimp Rosie riding a metal horse toy
- Rosie and Penny, Zoo Park, Twycross, Leicestershire chimp serving a tray of tea to another chimp in bed
- Sam, Vicky, Rosie, Zoo Park Twycross, Leicestershire 3 chimps dressed in Brooke Bond tops sat at a table



SET NAME: E. T. W. Dennis & Sons Ltd.
PUBLISHER: Standard
CARD SIZE: Colour
COLOUR: 1966 (earliest known postmark)
DATE: A John Doige Colour Photograph" on reverse
NOTES:
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- 
BROOKE BOND T.V. Chimps. Owned and trained by the Zoopark, Twycross, LEICESTERSHIRE
 
- Flamingoes
- Giraffes
- Humboldt Penguins
- Leopard
- Lion and Lioness
- Macaw
- Peacock
- Prairie Marmot



SET NAME: Fidelity
PUBLISHER: Fidelity Printers
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: 1979 (earliest known postmark)
NOTES:
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Baby Chimp and Baby Orang-Utan
- Bengal Tiger Cub
- Chimpanzee and Baby
- Chimps Tea Party
- Cuscus
- Elephants
- Gardens
- Group of Colobus Monkeys
- House and Gardens
- Lar Gibbon and baby
- Macaws
- Noddy on bicycle
- Noddy - Chimpanzee Sitting on sledge in snow
- Pileated Gibbon Baby
- Tiger



SET NAME: Kingsley
PUBLISHER: Kingsley Publications
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: Not issued by the zoo
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
KNBT1881 Indian Otters



SET NAME: Photo Precision 1
PUBLISHER: Photo Precision Limited
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: 1971 (earliest known postmark)
NOTES: Twycross Zoo, Leicestershire" in text
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
R1836 Lions
R1837 Flamingoes
R1838 Gorillas
R1839 Elephants
R1840 Tiger
R1841 Llamas
R1998 Proboscis Monkey
R2012 Chimpanzee playing golf
R2014 Colobus Monkeys
R3116 Chimp and Baby



SET NAME: Photo Precision 2
PUBLISHER: Photo Precision Limited
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: "Twycross Zoo" only in text
Stamp box on reverse has "Printed in Great Britain" underneath "Post Office Preferred"
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
R68000 NODDY Chimpanzee
R68001 
NODDY Chimpanzee
On a roller skate, left leg lifted, blue helmet



SET NAME: Photo Precision 3
PUBLISHER: Photo Precision Limited
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: 1980 (earliest known postmark)
NOTES: Photo Precision Limited, St Ives appears on reverse of the card in top left hand corner
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
R68699 Giraffe
R68705 Tiger cub
R68706 Lions
R68723 'Jod' Orang-utan
R68728 Sue' Chimpanzee and Baby Same image as R3116 in Photo Precision 1
R68763 Chimp on a Bike
R68767 Chimps Tea Party
R69053 'Joe' Gorilla
R76727 Elephant's Bathtime



SET NAME: Photo Precision 4
PUBLISHER: Photo Precision Limited
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: 1981 (earliest known postmark)
NOTES: Photo Precision Limited, St Ives appears on reverse of the card in top left hand corner
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
R68705 Tiger cub
R68706 Lions
R68763 Chimp on a bike
R68767 Chimpanzee's Tea Party
R68768 Baby Orang Utan and Chimp
R76727 Elephant's bathtime



SET NAME: Photo Precision 5
PUBLISHER: Photo Precision Limited
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES:
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
R414 Zebras
R415 Bactrian Camels
R416 Brooke Bond T. V. Chimps
R417 Breeding colony of Spectacled Langurs
R418 Macaws
R419 Giraffe and Calf
R420 Orang-utan



SET NAME: Photo Precision 6
PUBLISHER: Photo Precision Limited: TextView Series
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: Not issued by the zoo
Twycross picture but no mention of Twycross in text
Card has a green border and is split into two with picture to the left and text to the right
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
R68699 - Giraffe
R77041 - Chimp in cricket outfit
R76731 - Flamingos
R76732 - Macaws
R76798 - Lions



SET NAME: Unknown
PUBLISHER: Unknown
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES:
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Mother and Baby Bornean Orang-Utan Photo: David Lawson
- Kibriah and Theodora cops
- Red Howler with baby Photo: David Lawson



SET NAME: World Primate Centre
PUBLISHER: Unknown
CARD SIZE: Modern
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: ca.2006
NOTES: Twycross Zoo logo plus "The World Primate Centre" on reverse
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Amur Leopard Photo: Debra Bardowicks
- Asian Elephants Photo: Twycross Zoo Education Department
- Asiatic Lioness Photo: Debra Bardowicks
- Asiatic Short Clawed Otter Photo: Twycross Zoo Education Department
- Black and White Ruffed Lemur Photo: Debra Bardowicks
- Bonobo Photo: Debra Bardowicks
- Capybara Photo: Debra Bardowicks
- Chilean Rose Spider Photo: Tony Swift Tamworth Herald
- Concolour Gibbon (Ethan) Photo: Twycross Zoo Education Department
- Dhole Photo: Debra Bardowicks
- Giraffe Photo: Debra Bardowicks
- Geoffroy's Marmoset Photo: Twycross Zoo Education Department
- Golden Headed Lion Tamarin Photo: Debra Bardowicks
- Green Iguana Photo: Kim Riley
- Macaroni Penguin Photo: Debra Bardowicks
- Mother and baby chimp Photo: Jim Jarvis
- Orang Utan Photo: Debra Bardowicks
- Patagonian Sealion (Male) Photo: Debra Bardowicks
- Prairie Dog Photo: Debra Bardowicks
- Red Faced Black Spider Monkey Photo: Twycross Zoo Education Department
- Seba's Fruit Bat Photo: Kim Riley
- Spectacled Langur Photo: Debra Bardowicks
- Two Toed Sloth Photo: Ted Cotterill
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