The farmyard animals at Brooklands Zoo will not be getting a free pass to Womad again this year.
On March 10 all of the zoo's farm animals will be moved off- site to be cared for during Womad, while the exotics will have sound barriers outside their enclosures.
The zoo will also shut its gates during the set-up and dismantling of Womad and will not be open to the general public during the event.
Brooklands Zoo will be closed from 5pm, March 4, until midday on March 8, and from 5pm on Monday, March 10 until 9am on Thursday, March 20.
All of Brooklands Park will be closed from 6.30am on March 14 until 7am on March 17.
- Taranaki Daily News
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