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30 Days Wild is back for a record 2022

The UK’s biggest nature challenge, 30 Days Wild, – which lasts for the whole of June – is on course for a record-breaking year following an unprecedented number of people signing up to take part so far. Last year, more than 760,000 took part in the challenge, which encourages people to do something wild every day […]

The Deep celebrates 20th anniversary

This World Turtle Day is the perfect time to highlight that The Deep in Hull – home to 5,000 animals including sharks, turtles and rays – marks its 20th anniversary this year with new investment. A £380,500 Biffa Award means the attraction can update three areas of the Cool Seas gallery to create an immersive learning experience for […]

How dogs can help to boost your mental health

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week from 9th – 15th May 2022 and the pandemic has certainly highlighted the importance of pets within our lives, and how they can help our mood, stress levels and overall wellbeing. To help pet owners across the nation understand the true mental health benefits of owning a four-legged friend and […]

New sustainable travel company Slow Adventure launched

A new sustainable adventure travel company – Slow Adventure – has recently launched, offering adventures that give power back to local communities. The company supports fair and transparent conservation funding, reinforces the importance of nature so that it is valued and helps adventurers choose how to give back. Slow adventures are immersive and mindful journeys that maximise time […]

Exclusive: Rosemary Low on Female Heroes of Bird Conservation

In an exclusive feature for Discover Animals, author and avian expert Rosemary Low shares the inspiration behind her new book, Female Heroes of Bird Conservation. This latest book brings together the stories and achievements of over 30 women – past and present – who have dedicated their lives to increasing our knowledge and awareness of birds, saving lives and species from extinction.

Get involved in Earth Day today!

Today is Earth Day, which takes place every year on 22nd April, marking the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Earth Day now engages more than 1 billion people every year around the protection of the planet as a day of action to change human behaviour and create global, national and local […]

New Peppa Pig trail at SEA LIFE centres nationwide

Visitors to SEA LIFE centres across the UK will soon be able to meet Peppa Pig and a host of incredible underwater creatures on a new trail to discover how to keep sealife safe in the oceans. The interactive, immersive trail aimed at pre-schoolers and young families will task participants with several activities, from spotting seahorses […]

Meet the Poldhu Pugs!

Discover Animals’ Geoff Moore travelled to Cornwall to find out more about the regular pug meets held at Poldhu Cove on The Lizard and introduces Ruby the ‘chug’ – a cross between a pug and a chihuahua! For more of Geoff’s content visit Melissa & Doug Pug – Plush Soft Toy This lifelike Pug Dog […]