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Wildlife Park turns 50

Fri, 03 Jul 2015


Curraghs Wildlife Park is celebrating a milestone birthday today - it's been open for 50 years.

Anniversary celebrations will take place in Ballaugh over the course of the weekend - the Isle of Man Post Office is also launching a new stamp collection featuring some of the residents. 
 
There are 74 species of mammal, bird, reptile, fish and invertebrates in the park which attracted 57,000 visitors last year. 
 
Duty manager Tina Jauncey says a lot has changed since the park first opened its doors in 1965: 

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