Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Doncaster, is enjoying an unprecedented baby boom as it celebrates new arrivals for spring. Eland antelopes, painted dogs, wallabies and Bactrian camels have all introduced young, much to the delight of visitors flocking to the park over the Easter holidays. The newest of the generation are Bactrian camel calves Julius and Jeremiah, born […]
A multi-million pound project is taking shape at Blackpool Zoo at the end of what has been another record-breaking year. The scheme, dubbed Project Elephant, is the zoo’s most ambitious and biggest ever single investment and the building, which is one of the UK’s largest indoor elephant facilities, is almost complete. Work on the three-acre […]
Blackpool Zoo has welcomed more than 50 tiny faces to its line up of really wild residents so far in 2016. From critically endangered species on the brink of extinction to the just downright cute, each and every one of them has brought joy to keepers and visitors alike. The largest baby to be born […]
The Berlin Zoological Garden is the oldest and best known zoo in Germany. Opened in 1844 it covers 34 hectares (84 acres) and is located in Berlin’s Tiergarten. With about 1,500 different species and almost 20,500 animals the zoo presents the most comprehensive collection of species in the world.
A large, even-toed ungulate native to Central Asia. Of the two species of camel, it is by far the rarer, with two humps on its back. Its population of 2 million exists mainly in the domesticated form.