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In Pictures: Back on safari as Scotland eases lockdown

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Blair Drummond Safari Park and Edinburgh Zoo reopened on Monday.

Two giraffes poke their heads out from their enclosure at Blair Drummond Safari Park, near Stirling

Blair Drummond Safari Park near Stirling and Edinburgh Zoo reopened to visitors on Monday, as part of Scotland’s phased plan to ease out of the lockdown crisis.

Coronavirus – Sun Jun 28, 2020
Staff remove the temporary closed signs at the entrance as Blair Drummond Safari Park near Stirling prepared to reopen (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Blair Drummond Safari Park
It was a wet start to the morning – but there was a warm welcome in store (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Two giraffes poke their heads out from their enclosure to see what's going on
Two giraffes poke their heads out from their enclosure to see what’s going on (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Coronavirus – Mon Jun 29, 2020
Staff direct traffic as visitors queue to enter the park (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Coronavirus – Mon Jun 29, 2020
A giraffe is curious about the new arrivals (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Coronavirus – Mon Jun 29, 2020
The lion reserve at Blair Drummond Safari Park (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Coronavirus – Mon Jun 29, 2020
Lion cubs in their reserve (Andrew Milligan/PA)

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Coronavirus – Mon Jun 29, 2020
Meanwhile, visitors at Edinburgh Zoo were reminded of coronavirus precautions (Jane Barlow/PA)
Coronavirus – Mon Jun 29, 2020
Two-year-old Murray Hunter and his toy lemur wait excitedly at the front of the queue (Jane Barlow/PA)
Coronavirus – Mon Jun 29, 2020
But Dharma the Sumatran tiger can’t see what all the fuss is about (Jane Barlow/PA)
Coronavirus – Mon Jun 29, 2020
One of the zoo’s attractions is watching the keepers feed the penguins (Jane Barlow/PA)
Coronavirus – Mon Jun 29, 2020
Here’s looking at you, kid! (Jane Barlow/PA)
Coronavirus – Mon Jun 29, 2020
Edinburgh Zoo’s penguins are always popular with the public (Jane Barlow/PA)

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