Tortoise Takeover was an island-wide, public art trail that bought together every part of Jersey's community and in turn, protect some of the most threatened species on the planet.

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Tortoise Takeover raffle

Congrat-shell-ations to our Tortoise Takeover raffle winners!

The prize draw took place on 18 September, with prizes including a uniquely designed tortoise sculpture by Midnight, a VIP experience at Jersey Zoo and some ex-shell-ent Tortoise Takeover merchandise.

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About Wild in Art 

Since 2008, Wild in Art has been animating towns and cities across the globe with spectacular art trails, which entertain, enrich, inform and leave a lasting legacy. 

Wild in Art trails connect communities, encourage exploration, drive footfall, increase dwell time and benefit health and wellbeing –- giving people of all ages a voice through art, bringing joy and smiles to all.

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About Durrell

Durrell is an international charity, headquartered at Jersey Zoo, working to save species from extinction. Tortoise Takeover is raising funds to build a new Tropical Islands house at Jersey Zoo that will allow the zoo team to continue the exemplary care they provide for these precious species.

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