Edinburgh Zoo urges visitors to stop 'tampering with signs' after disrespectful behaviour from guests

Edinburgh Zoo has issued a reminder to guests, asking them to avoid tampering with signs and exhibits.

On Facebook, the zoo posted a picture of two of its gentoo penguins, and asked visitors to “Be GENTOO with our things”.

The post read: “We're delighted to see so many enthusiastic faces but please remember that alongside respecting our team and other visitors, our wonderful exhibits and signage deserve the same treatment.”

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“Anyone caught tampering with signs may be left to Kevin...”

Kevin is the zoo’s “naughtiest penguin”, who has a lifetime ban from the penguin parade for pecking at visitors.

In the comments, visitors shared their bad experiences of fellow guests at the zoo. One wrote: “Soooo many people, both kids and adults, were touching, pulling at and leaning on the dinosaurs when I was last there even though there is a sign at every single one telling people not to touch”, while another described other visitors as “utterly disgraceful”.



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