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Laurent Ballesta, a French underwater photographer and biologist, was named the Natural History Museum’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year for his enigmatic image, Creation, which depicts camouflage groupers spawning in Fakarava, French Polynesia. Laurent and his team returned to this lagoon every year for five years, diving day and night to avoid missing the annual […]
Visitors to Marwell Zoo recently got more than they bargained for when a rare zebra gave birth right in front of them. Onlookers were amazed to see the endangered Grevy’s zebra deliver the healthy foal in the zoo’s Wild Explorers paddock, which is located opposite Marwell’s Grade 1 listed hall. Keepers kept a close eye […]
This year, Remembering Wildlife celebrates its fifth anniversary by releasing the next book in its highly successful fundraising book series and reflecting on the many conservation projects it has assisted since launching. The Remembering Wildlife project was created by British wildlife photographer Margot Raggett after she witnessed the poaching of an elephant in Northern Kenya […]
Africa Alive in Suffolk has announced the arrival of a new cheetah cub – the first to be born at the wildlife park in ten years. Keepers were overjoyed to discover the newborn cheetah cub nestled with first-time mother, Kilima, who is 10, on the morning of 1st August 2021. Health checks revealed that the […]
Witches and wizards, creatures of the night, and gruesome creepy-crawlies; read our pick of the best places to visit to keep your little horrors entertained this Halloween and half-term holiday!
The birth of a Colombian black-headed spider monkey is being celebrated at Chester Zoo. The rare baby primate, born on 29th August, will be cared for by mum Kiara, 11, until around the age of 20 months. Keepers will be able to tell if the little one is a boy or a girl once it […]
Aimee Jan has been named Ocean Photographer of the Year 2021 for her stunning image of a green sea turtle surrounded by glass fish, which she captured on Western Australia’s Ningaloo Reef.
Keepers have shared the first images and video of an adorable baby porcupine, known as a porcupette, born at ZSL London Zoo last month.
A collection of never-seen-before photos showing an array of reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates ‘glowing in the dark’ have been released by experts at Chester Zoo.
Blackpool Zoo has announced the arrival of its first red panda cubs in over a decade, with not one, but TWO news babies to celebrate – just in time for International Red Panda Day! Keepers were delighted to find the adorable new arrivals – a boy and a girl – nestled together shortly after their […]
Visitors to RZSS Edinburgh Zoo will get the chance to see two special new arrivals, as a pair of sloths have been introduced to the South America exhibit.
The Marine Conservation Society is holding its annual Beach Clean event from Friday 17th to Sunday 26th September 2021 and is calling for volunteers from across the country to take part. The UK’s beaches and seas are home to a huge variety of wildlife, but many are put at risk by the amount of pollution […]
Marine biologists from ZSL have been scanning the shorelines and sandbanks of the Thames Estuary, as part of their annual seal survey to assess the current population of harbour and grey seals.
Polar bear Flocke and her three cubs have been a huge hit with visitors since arriving at Yorkshire Wildlife Park near Doncaster earlier this summer. The family has settled well into their four-acre Project Polar 2 reserve, which is located on the other side of the Park to the original ten-acre Project Polar reserve where […]
Keepers at ZSL London Zoo are celebrating the birth of an adorable baby tamandua. The new arrival, born on July 30th, can be seen by visitors hitching a ride as mum Ria takes the 25cm long youngster for a walk around their South American-inspired Rainforest Life home.
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Sky Cinema released the movie of the summer this year when EXTINCT hit the screens on 20th August 2021. This fun kids’ film, featuring the voices of Rachel Bloom and Adam DeVine, is a light-hearted adventure story about two adorable donut-shaped animals – called flummels – who discover how evolution has shaped the natural world.
In July, the ground breaking Rutland Osprey Project celebrated a key milestone by releasing its 200th fledgling into the English skies. The Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust began the initiative 25 years ago in a bid to reintroduce this magnificent bird of prey to England and Wales, where they had been extinct for more than 150 years.
Great news for red panda fans! West Midland Safari Park has launched a brand-new red panda exhibit and luxury cottage stays which are now open to the public.
If you live in southern England and Wales, you may have been lucky enough to spot a very striking day-flying moth this year, which is new to the Big Butterfly Count identification chart. Often confused for a butterfly because of its beautiful colours and patterns, the Jersey Tiger moth flies during the day as well […]
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.
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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.