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, […]
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Discover Animals’ new roving reporter, Geoff Moore, presents the first of some fabulous films on wildlife attractions around the country with a visit to Abbotsbury Swannery in Dorset.
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 […]
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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.
It’s been a record-breaking year for the RSPB with over a million people taking part in the Big Garden Birdwatch 2021 – double the number of those who participated the previous year – with the results now in.
Apple TV+ viewers are in for a treat this Friday 16th April when three ground-breaking documentaries about the natural world premiere ahead of Earth Day 2021. The Year Earth Changed, narrated by Emmy and BAFTA Award-winning broadcaster David Attenborough, will make its debut on the same day critically acclaimed series Tiny World and Earth At Night […]
With the welcome news that wildlife parks and zoos can reopen this month, we take a look at what’s happening where and report on our favourite places to visit to discover animals.
Three inspiring new books written especially for younger readers explore the wonders of rewilding, the issue of climate change, and the magical arrival of spring.
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park in Scotland is celebrating the birth of a Mishmi takin calf. Born to mum Chimi and dad Jorge on March 22nd, a name will be chosen for the charming new arrival in the coming weeks. In a tradition started by keepers seven years ago, the male calf will be named after […]
With over 12 million of us owning a dog, a cat, or both in Britain, we are a nation devoted to sharing our lives with pets. A rewarding experience, keeping a pet can boost our emotional and physical wellbeing, as well as provide loving companionship. It’s no wonder we want to offer the best possible […]
An extremely rare antelope calf has been born at Marwell Zoo in Hampshire. The one-month-old scimitar-horned oryx, named Freya, is thriving say keepers and enjoys running around the large paddock she shares with her parents Christina and Tenzi, and white rhinos, Grevy’s zebra and ostrich. “The calves will hide for the first few days, which is […]
A brand new documentary series, Planet Defenders, follows six young filmmakers as they go on a mission to discover more about the threats faced by endangered wildlife and what can be done to protect them. Made for CBBC by the BBC’s Natural History Unit, each film features a specific animal story or wildlife issue that […]
Braveling Saves a Snow Leopard By Mabel Hewitt & Matt Henderdson. Illustrated by Jenny Wren The Tingalings are five loveable characters from Jupiter – Braveling, Sparkling, Darling, Smartling and Bumbling – who promote kindness and climate change awareness through a series of stories written especially for younger readers. Following on from the first book, Darling […]