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.
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.
Introducing a new pet to your family is a big decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. But it’s difficult to know where to start, especially if this will be your first pet. To celebrate one of the Discover Animals team adopting a cat this month, we’ve put together some tips and advice on what to expect if you’re planning to adopt.
Younger readers will love these new books from Quarto Kids as they celebrate some of our planet’s most industrious and inventive creatures!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hedgehog Street, a nationwide campaign launched by wildlife charities People’s Trust for Endangered Species and the British Hedgehog Preservation Society, is celebrating its 10th birthday this year. To mark the occasion Hedgehog Street is asking members of the public to do 10 things to help hedgehogs in 2021.
A new report issued this week by wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation has revealed that Britain’s larger moth population has dropped by a worrying one third over the last 50 years. These latest findings are a real concern for nature as moths – along with butterflies and bees – are a crucial indicator of the health of our wider environment.
Call of the Wild is a brand-new podcast launched by WWF (Worldwide Fund for Nature) to highlight the need for us to act now if we are to make a difference in the fight to save our planet. In each episode, host and WWF ambassador, Cel Spellman, meets a familiar face from the worlds of sport or entertainment and teams up with a top wildlife expert to talk about what we can do to help nature restore itself.
National Nest Box Week (14-21 February) is organised every year by the British Trust for Ornithology as a way to encourage more people to help birds find a suitable place to nest. Putting up a nest box in your garden will help our feathered friends through nesting season, which runs from March to August, by providing them with a clean, warm environment to lay their eggs and raise their chicks.
The Wildlife Trusts have announced that 2021 will be a record year for beaver releases. Plans developed by the Wildlife Trusts of Dorset, Derbyshire, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, Nottinghamshire and Montgomeryshire will see new beaver families moving into these counties for the first time.