Month: August 2019

Giant pandas on the move at Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo is home to the UK’s only giant pandas which keepers recently moved to a new enclosure. The panda pair were relocated to avoid being disturbed by building noise as the former Corstorphine Hospital located next to the Zoo is redeveloped. Male Yang Guang – which translates to ‘sunshine’ in Chinese – and female […]

The Wonders of Nature proves to be the perfect follow-up

  Following on from the best-selling An Anthology of Intriguing Animals, author and wildlife journalist Ben Hoare brings us The Wonders of Nature, a beautifully illustrated compendium that, alongside a selection of amazing animals, features plants, rocks, minerals and microorganisms. The hardback book features wonderful designs, photography and imagery to draw children into a world of fascinating facts. […]

Beautiful new arrivals for Stratford Butterfly Farm

Stratford Butterfly Farm has introduced several stunning new butterfly species and tropical birds to their collection this summer. After months of careful sourcing, the seldom-seen Dero Clearwing, from the rainforests of Columbia, the Procilla Beauty, from Costa Rica and the Blue Pansy, from Thailand can now be seen on display. In addition, three new Kakarikis […]

Sensory play with animal Dooballs

The youngest member of the Discover Animals team at two years old had great fun testing out the new ‘Dooballs’ from French brand BabyToLove. The company has specialised in the creation of original and innovative baby products for over 10 years, and the Dooballs aim to stimulate babies and toddlers’ curiosity to catch, manipulate, shake […]