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Flashback to Prince Philip's visit to zoo

Flashback: Prince Philip at the zoo - Credit: Paignton Zoo

Paignton Zoo has added their condolences and tributes after the death of Prince Philip

He visited the zoo  in 1998 to open its Ape Centre.

The zoo said: "We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. In July 1998, HRH Prince Philip visited the zoo to open the Ape Centre. He was a passionate advocate for conservation, and our thoughts are with the Royal Family at this sad time."