Bristol, Clifton and West of England Zoological Society
BRISTOL, CLIFTON AND WEST OF ENGLAND ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY (Bristol Zoo)
Arms : Vert, in chief two elephants' heads affrontee argent and in base a cross bottony Or.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, On a mount vert semee of wild flowers, a sapling between a chimpanzee and a gorilla, both sejant, proper and each holding the sapling with the interior forepaw and supporting in front thereof with the exterior forepaw an escutcheon gules charged with a unicorn's head erased Or armed and crined sable.
Motto: Ask of the beasts & they shall teach thee
The arms were officially granted on May 20, 1954.
We have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms.
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The arms in the zoo