Month: July 2017

World Tiger Day at Edinburgh Zoo

RZSS Edinburgh Zoo treated their tigers to spectacular globe-shaped enrichment as part of the zoo’s World Tiger Day celebrations this week. World Tiger Day is held globally on the 29th July to help highlight the plight of tigers in the wild and raises awareness of the vital conservation work being carried out to save them. […]

Visitors flock to annual Birdfair in Rutland

One of the biggest international birding events will take place in England’s smallest county next month. The British Birdwatching Fair is held on the shores of Rutland Water Nature Reserve and attracts around 24,000 visitors from around the world each year. Birdfair, as it is now known, has grown significantly in size and popularity since […]

Walk among the lemurs at Marwell Zoo

Marwell Zoo in Hampshire has opened an exciting new exhibit which allows visitors to walk through the lemur enclosure and watch them close up, like never before. The new Lemur Loop experience has both indoor and outdoor sections and immerses visitors into a densely planted lemur environment which aims to closely resemble their natural habitat. The […]

Camp under the stars at Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire are offering nature lovers the chance to sleep under the stars this summer with a brand new wild camping experience. Nature Night Camping offers guests the opportunity to sleepover at the UKs largest zoo alongside its 3500 animals on selected dates during August and September. Campers will be able to […]

Europe’s oldest silverback gorilla turns 56

Longleat Safari Park in Wiltshire helped Nico the western lowland gorilla celebrate his 56th birthday this weekend. Keepers marked the special occasion by providing Nico with a selection of presents and a birthday cake made out of bananas and courgetttes which they topped off with carrot candles. Nico is believed to be the oldest silverback gorilla […]

Summer lates at Colchester Zoo

Colchester Zoo will be running a series of late night events over the summer as they extend their opening times and offer visitors the chance to see wildlife after hours. As the heat of the day subsides, watch animals like the Amur leopards, tigers, hyenas and anteaters spring to life in the cool evening air, […]

Wee Beasties invade Edinburgh Zoo

Wee Beasties are set to take over RZSS Edinburgh Zoo from this weekend as the wildlife attraction opens a big new exhibit for some of its smallest animals. The zoo’s latest indoor attraction promises to take you on an adventure from the forests of East Africa to the islands of French Polynesia. Discover unusual species […]

Herd of dinosaurs move in to London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo will become home to a new herd of colossal creatures this this summer as dinosaurs move in for Zoorassic Park. From 22nd July visitors to the Zoo can travel back in time to prehistoric times and come face-to-face with life-size, moving dinosaurs – from the giant but gentle brachiosaurus to the towering […]