Justin Fletcher flies in to declare open zoo’s newest attraction

Justin Fletcher was at Drusillas to officially open its new attraction
Justin Fletcher was at Drusillas to officially open its new attraction

CBEEBIES star Justin Fletcher tumbled into award-winning Drusillas park to entertain visitors and officially open the zoo’s new attraction, Lory Landing, which launched over the May Bank Holiday weekend.

Lory Landing is a walk-through aviary, where visitors can get up close and personal with a friendly flock of rainbow lorikeets; a brightly coloured parrot native to Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Australia.

The new attraction is located at the former Parrot Falls aviary, which has been enlarged and renovated to accommodate the new exhibit.

Work has been underway throughout the winter months to ensure the exciting new attraction was ready on time.

Known for his slapstick routines and various comedic characters, Justin, pictured right, was the first presenter of pre-school programmes to be awarded a BAFTA for his work.

In 2008 he was appointed an MBE for services to children’s television and the voluntary sector.

Justin declared the attraction officially open by the cutting of a ribbon.