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Secret Santa gifts are for the birds

Posted on 24 Dec 2020

Arundel Wetland Centre had a visit from Secret Santa on Wednesday 23 December and the nene geese were all in a flap!

Like other animal attractions belonging to the British Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) WWT Arundel Wetland Centre had joined into Secret Santa fun to bring some Christmas cheer after what has been a tough year for many zoos.

To participate our keepers made a wish list of items our birds may like under £10 and been assigned the name of another attraction to send gifts to. Our mystery package arrived on Dec 23rd stuffed with a small bird food cage, an enrichment toy for ducks, a rain poncho for staff, a flashlight and a ducky piggy bank all eagerly unwrapped by Collection Keepers Sam, Bernie and Ben (because the nenes have no opposable thumbs!)

Thankyou Secret Santa and Merry Christmas!