Month: December 2017

Big day for Bristol Zoo panda

December 27th was a special day at Bristol Zoo Gardens this year as red panda Lady Hilary celebrated her 10th birthday. Like all red pandas, Lady Hilary loves the cold and especially the snow. Red pandas are adapted for cold weather with fur on the soles of their feet, which helps them to keep warm […]

A Flight Before Christmas at Longleat

As part of their giant outdoor Festival of Light celebrations, Longleat in Wiltshire are hosting an interactive storytelling experience featuring flying owls. Bringing the festive spirit thrillingly to life for younger visitors, ‘A Flight Before Christmas’ mixes the magic of storytelling with the aerial grace and agility of native species including tawny, barn and eagle […]

Festive treats for Edinburgh meerkats

Keepers at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo provided their Meerkat plaza residents with some giant Christmas themed enrichment as an extra festive treat this week. The meerkats enjoyed crawling inside and popping their heads out of a Christmas cracker filled with food, along with lots of miniature crackers also stuffed full of their favourite treats. Edinburgh Zoo’s […]

Visit the UK’s largest Bengal tiger collection

Set in over 16.5 acres and with more than 2000 residents, Lincolnshire Wildlife Park is a nature reserve, animal rehabilitation centre and the world’s largest parrot sanctuary. The wildlife park is also home to the largest collection of Bengal tigers in the UK. The 11 magnificent big cats live in a newly built enclosure, Bengal Gardens, which […]