All posts tagged: Animals

Where to discover animals this Halloween

Boo at ZSL London Zoo Get set for a host of spooky goings on at ZSL London Zoo this Halloween, 21st to 31st October. Enjoy a spook-tacular range of themed activities, including special Hallowen versions of the zoo’s popular animal talks, feeds and demonstrations. You can also meet some of the animals famous for haunting Halloween! […]

The Great Brick Safari opens at Marwell Zoo

Marwell Zoo in Hampshire launched The Great Brick Safari  today, an interactive experience featuring over 2 million LEGO bricks. Marwell is the first UK zoo to host a collection of giant LEGO brick animals. Over 80 stunning sculptures, representing 25 different species, have been installed, offering an exciting and unique trail to connect children with nature. […]

Easter treat for West Midland meerkats

West Midland Safari Park have been busy preparing for their annual Easter event, and the animals have been getting involved in the celebrations too. For this year’s Easter Eggstravaganza, which runs until the 23rd of April, keepers have been tasked with making Easter-themed enrichment for the animals in their care. The park’s mob of mischievous […]

Travel poster tribute to wildlife lost

A series of fictional travel posters have been created for Expedia UK to highlight the threat of extinction faced by many of our endangered animals. Inspired by vintage mid-century travel adverts, the posters show animals once commonplace in their natural habitat – such as the Dodo in Mauritius, the Golden Toad in Costa Rica and […]

Zoo club at Drayton Manor

Drayton Manor Park in Staffordshire is giving animal lovers aged between 8 and 15 years the exclusive opportunity to join Drayton Manor Park’s Zoo Club for the 2017 season. It’s a very exciting time at the zoo, as the 100+ species already in residence are soon to be joined by lots of new and exciting […]

Longleat’s monster plans for 2017

Longleat Safari Park in Wiltshire is keen to let visitors know all about what lies in store for this year. The attraction’s drive-through safari is home to exotic animals from around the world including giraffes, tigers, cheetahs, monkeys and lions. You can step aboard the Jungle Cruise to meet gorillas in their lakeside retreat, enjoy […]

Studies show animal noise interpretation differs depending on country

Research company Verve Search has identified a number of studies into international animal onomatopoeia and one leading professor in his field, Derek Abbot of the University of Adelaide, claims that this topic actually suffers from ‘academic neglect’. You can read about his study on this topic here. In the above, he says that there is still a lot to understand about why animal […]

Longleat’s animals see themselves in a new light

A selection of Longleat’s safari animals came face to face with their Chinese lantern counterparts recently. The Wiltshire attraction is currently staging its spectacular Festival of Light outdoor event which features thousands of illuminated artworks. Alongside figures from Chinese history, myth and legend; including emperors, soldiers from the terracotta army and a giant dragon boat, […]