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Lemurs at Hanwell Zoo have new names after our competition

Have you got a great Hanwell Zoo snap?

There’s still time to enter this year’s Hanwell Zoo photo competition – and with an array of amazing creatures on show, there’s certainly no shortage of subjects to choose for your perfect snap.

There are four categories to choose from:

  1. Love your Zoo. This category is for any picture taken at the zoo this year. it can be of our animals, a scene, or of your family enjoying themselves and getting in touch with nature
  2. Under 16’s. For those under the age of sixteen, who has taken a snap at the zoo this year
  3. Historical Hanwell. We’re always keen to see photographs from our past. Why not dig out the family album and share some pics of the zoo from times gone by.
  4. Wild at Hanwell Zoo. This category is for any photograph taken of native and wild flora and fauna in Brent River Park. Photos could be of wild flowers, ancient trees and scenic views of the river or snaps of wild birds

Entering is easy, visit the Hanwell Zoo facebook page and add your photo in the comments below along with the category you are entering and a little information about the photograph. Lastly, ‘like’ the Hanwell Zoo page, so you can be contacted and notified should you win.

The winner of each category will win an annual membership to the zoo. An overall, best in show, winner will be chosen, and this person will win the grand prize of a personal tour of the zoo and goody bag.

Councillor Bassam Mahfouz, cabinet member for finance and leisure said: “This is a wonderful opportunity for local people to showcase their photography talents and celebrate Hanwell Zoo – one of the borough’s best loved local attractions.

“Why not take some time over the next week to get down to Hanwell Zoo and take some pics of the wonderful wildlife on show? It’s always a great day out and there are some top prizes available for the competition winners.”

Entrance fees into the zoo starts at just £3.50 for adults and £1.50 for children over three years old, with children under three years old admitted for free.

There are also annual season tickets and membership packages available at great prices – with your entrance money essential in funding the running costs of the zoo into the future.

The Hanwell Zoo photo competition closes on 3 June 2018 and anyone entering should read the terms and conditions, which can also be found facebook.

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