You can now help save the rhino by eating chocolate, drinking beer and buying toys.
Zoo spokesperson Phil Knowling: “This is an enjoyable way to support a difficult cause - rhino conservation is hard work, but shopping is fun, especially online!”
The Great Big Rhino shop - https://shop.greatbigrhinos.org.uk - stocks toys, stationery, the official souvenir guide book and the collectible rhino miniatures, with 10% of the profit from Great Big Rhino merchandise being donated to the project. It will be live for the duration of the trail.
As for the real-life shop - look out for the large rhino bottom, which is attracting a lot of attention - and a lot of selfies… The pop-up rhino shop is on the walkway overlooking the flamingos. It will be open for the summer season and sells all things rhino, including raffle tickets for the chocolate rhino made by the Cockington Chocolate Company.
The Great Big Rhino Trail is a major free public art exhibition that runs for ten weeks this summer. There are 40 life-size painted rhinos around the streets, parks and open spaces of Exeter and the English Riviera, plus two at railway stations upcountry - Bristol Temple Meads and London Paddington. The spectacle is raising awareness and funds to help Critically Endangered wild rhinos.
Published: 12th Aug