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Cute new arrivals for Trentham Monkey Forest

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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Stratford Butterfly Farm set to reopen next week

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, […]

Gentoo penguin chicks hatch at Edinburgh Zoo

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 […]

How you can help this Hedgehog Awareness Week

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 […]

Mongoose pups born at Woburn Safari Park

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 […]

Tiny new arrival for Bristol Zoo

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 […]

Books about wildlife to inspire young minds

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 […]