All posts tagged: wildlife

Animal: The ultimate guide to a world of wildlife

Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide is a stunning reference book that brings together the expertise of over 70 natural history specialists and the wonderful images of wildlife photographers from around the globe. This impressive hardback book features over 600 beautifully illustrated pages, describing and explaining in great detail the incredible range of creatures found in the […]

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, […]

Visit Bristol Zoo wildlife at twilight

Bristol Zoo are offering visitors the chance to experience wildlife in the evenings on selected dates throughout the summer as they open their doors for Friday Twilights. The zoo adventure begins at 6.30pm when the last visitors of the day have all gone, continuing throughout the evening until the sun goes down and all becomes […]

Where to take dad for free this weekend

Go wild this weekend and treat your dad to a day out to see wildlife on Father’s Day. What’s more, dads can enjoy completely free entry at all the following attractions;. Visit Longleat Safari Park in Wiltshire this weekend and dads get free entry on both Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June when accompanied by a […]

Gatwick goes wild this half term

A project has been set up by Gatwick Airport and the Gatwick Greenspace Partnership to highlight the wide variety of animals and plants living happily by the side of one of Europe’s busiest airfields. ‘Gatwick Goes Wild’ will see a special week long programme of events designed to bring staff, passengers and nearby residents closer […]

National zoo photo award winners announced

A national photography competition run by The British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) has announced its winners for 2017 at a prestigious awards ceremony hosted by The Deep aquarium in Hull. BIAZA, a conservation, education and scientific wildlife charity representing the zoo and aquarium community in the U.K., opens the photography competition […]

RSPCA search for young photographer 2017

Entry to the RSPCA Young Photographer Awards 2017 is now officially open and judges are hoping this year’s categories will appeal to more entrants than ever. The new ‘mobile phone’ category will provide a fresh challenge, reflecting the important photographic role played by mobile devices in our lives today. Any mobile device can be used […]

Spring baby boom for Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Doncaster, is enjoying an unprecedented baby boom as it celebrates new arrivals for spring. Eland antelopes, painted dogs, wallabies and Bactrian camels have all introduced young, much to the delight of visitors flocking to the park over the Easter holidays. The newest of the generation are Bactrian camel calves Julius and Jeremiah, born […]

The Living Planet Centre Surrey

The Living Planet Centre in Woking, Surrey is home to the World Wildlife Fund UK and offers a great day out for all ages. Visitors to the centre can learn more about the secrets of the natural world and the global work of WWF charity. Themed around wildlife, oceans, freshwater and forests, four interactive zones […]

Millennials embrace urban bird watching

Research has revealed that more of us, including a significant number of 25 – 34 year olds, enjoy watching birds and other wildlife in their natural environment in town and cities – in a movement that has been dubbed ‘urban birding.’ Retailers of wildlife cams have seen a huge increase in sales of photographic devices […]

Award-winning nature photos at the Horniman

From frozen landscapes to a surprised newt, the latest exhibition at the Horniman Museum and Gardens in Forest Hill, south London, showcases the beauty and diversity of the natural world. The European Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, opened on 26th November, features all the winning photographs in the 2015 competition, on display for the first […]