If you are looking for activities to make the most of the coast this summer The Wildlife Trusts’ National Marine Week runs until Sunday 8th August and is full of inspiring ideas.
We’ve teamed up with Muddy Little Boots Publishing to offer this fabulous book prize! Perfect for younger readers, There’s No Deer Around Here follows the adventures of Jacob as he attempts to discover what or who has eaten all the plants in Granny’s vegetable patch.
The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland has revealed that three endangered Amur tiger cubs born at Highland Wildlife Park in May are two girls and a boy. The nine-week-old tiger cubs, who have just received their first health checks by staff at the wildlife conservation charity, are all doing well and will be named in the coming weeks. Although […]
Sanctuary, a Worcester-based housing and care provider, has pledged to help local wildlife by installing hedgehog-sized holes in the garden fences of all its new homes. The ‘Hedgehog Highways’ will link gardens with neighbouring plots and other green spaces, allowing hedgehogs and other small wildlife to roam freely.
Exbury Gardens in the New Forest has been designated a Dragonfly Hotspot by the British Dragonfly Society thanks to its new Dragonfly Pond learning zone, which has been officially opened by naturalist and broadcaster Nick Baker.
Younger readers will love these new books from Quarto Kids as they celebrate some of our planet’s most industrious and inventive creatures!
Nature lovers from across the UK are invited to take part in the world’s largest survey of butterflies from Friday 16th July when the Big Butterfly Count 2021 is launched. The annual citizen science event – run by wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation – offers an easy way to give something positive back to nature and is open […]
SEA LIFE London has welcomed the only Gentoo penguin chicks to be born in England this year following a successful nesting season for the Southbank-based aquarium. The fluffy pair – who weighed just 105g and 98g (about the weight of an orange) when hatched – are currently being cared for by penguin parents Ripley and Elton and […]
Insect Week – a national campaign set up by the Royal Entomological Society – encourages people of all ages to learn more about the insects in their gardens, parks, and green spaces by celebrating the importance of these industrious creatures. The annual event, which takes place from 21st to 27th June, invites all those taking part to […]
The 1,000th hazel dormouse has been released into the wild as part of a reintroduction programme to help boost numbers of the native mammal within the UK. Wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES), Natural England and the University of Cumbria have been working together to help save the endangered species from extinction. They […]
West Midland Safari Park is celebrating the birth of its fourth southern white rhino in five years. Third-time-mum, Ailsa, gave birth to the male rhino calf during the early hours of 24th May, following a pregnancy of 16 months. Under the watchful eye of eleven-year-old mum, the little one was given a brief health check by […]
Trentham Monkey Forest in Staffordshire has welcomed the arrival of five Barbary macaque babies. Every birth is crucial for the endangered species, with the Monkey Forest team delighted when they found some of the females showing signs of pregnancy. Just like the wild, births occur high up in the trees at night without any interference, […]
We’ve teamed up with Bloomsbury Wildlife to offer this fabulous book prize. For your chance to WIN one of FOUR copies of Much ado about Mothing by James Lowen or Tracking the Highland Tiger by Marianne Taylor simply enter your details.
Keepers at Chester Zoo are celebrating the birth of a rare red-bellied lemur baby – the first of its kind to be born at the zoo.
The Wildlife Trusts are calling on the nation to do one wild thing a day in June as 30 Days Wild returns for another year.
Visitors to Robin Hill on the Isle of Wight will get the chance to meet a rare 10-month-old white-tailed sea eagle named Chief as the nature park reopens to the public.
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Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm is getting ready to reopen its doors to the public as a Covid-19 secure environment from Monday 17th May. Ahead of welcoming back visitors, owner Clive Farrell will release thousands of stunning tropical butterflies, which the Farm has been breeding especially during lockdown. Featuring 250 different butterfly species sourced from 20 different countries, […]
The first images of this year’s newly-hatched gentoo penguin chicks have been released by staff at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo. The wildlife conservation charity has reported that nine chicks have emerged so far, with the first two eggs hatching to parents Muffin and Mittens on 1st May. Gentoo chicks weigh around 98g when hatched, which is the equivalent to half an avocado! The first month […]
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A tiny endangered pygmy hippo calf has been born at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo – arriving just in time for the wildlife conservation charity to reopen its gates to visitors.
Hedgehog Awareness Week runs from 2nd to 8th May and to mark the occasion the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) is asking people to create a hedgehog haven in their garden. It takes very little effort to help Britain’s only spiny mammal – now officially classed as vulnerable to extinction – but will make a huge difference […]
Two adorable yellow mongoose pups have been born at Woburn Safari Park in Bedfordshire. First-time mother, Miss Tibbs, gave birth to the tiny new arrivals in April after being introduced to male mongoose Manuel, who arrived from Rotterdam Zoo in November last year. Although unsure of each other at first, it wasn’t long before the […]
An adorable mouse deer has been born at Bristol Zoo Gardens. The tiny new arrival may appear to have long legs, but at only 8 inches high stands no taller than a pencil! The delicate lesser Malayan mouse deer, whose gender is not yet known, was born to first-time mother Brienne (7), and father Jorah […]
We’ve teamed up with PERFECT-PETS to offer one lucky winner this fantastic prize, which includes the following THREE books – First Aid for Cats, The Essential Guide to Cat Care, and Which Cat? Enter by Saturday 1st May for your chance to win. Good luck!
ZSL London Zoo is inviting visitors to enter the world of Tiny Giants: From Minibeasts to Coral Reefs from Monday 17th May as it launches a brand new indoor experience.