Month: March 2018

Awe-inspiring predators invade Longleat

Longleat in Wiltshire will be home to some of the planet’s most remarkable predators from this weekend,  Saturday 24th March. Visitors to the safari park will be able to watch in awe as a dozen highly-realistic animatronic creatures come to life as part of the thrilling new Predators attraction. Let your imagination run wild as you come face […]

Adorable baby sloth born at ZSL London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo has welcomed an adorable new arrival – a baby two-toed sloth. Born mid February, after almost a year-long pregnancy, keepers finally spotted the newborn being cradled by mum Marilyn while on their morning rounds. ZSL sloth keeper Steve Goodwin said: “We saw two big brown eyes peering out through mum’s fur and […]

BIAZA join race to save Asian ‘unicorn’

The British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) have joined the fight to save one of the rarest species on the planet, the critically endangered saola. The antelope-like species is native to Laos and Vietnam and was only discovered by science in 1992. It is estimated that fewer than 100 saolas survive in the wild […]

Big Cat Sanctuary to open its doors

The Big Cat Sanctuary will be holding its annual Open Day event in July to support their welfare, breeding, conservation and education programmes. Set in the heart if the Kent countryside, The Big Cat Sanctuary is home to many speciess of cat including lions, tigers, jaguars, cheetahs and snow leopards and is usually closed to the […]