Take a trip to Cotswold Wildlife Park in Oxfordshire this week and you will no doubt meet two tiny new giants while visiting. The capybara babies arrived just days ago and were only discovered when keepers were on their rounds. Due to their large barrel-like build, keepers were unaware that mum Belle was pregnant until they […]
As part of a recent holiday to the Cotswolds, Discover Animals’ Editorial Director Abbe Bates paid a visit to the Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens in Burford with her family. The 160-acre site is a mix of beautiful landscaped gardens and parkland, animal enclosures, aviaries, insect and reptile houses, farmyard, and adventure playgrounds. Its beginnings […]
Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens is part of Northumberland College’s Kirkley Hall Campus and was set up as an educational training facility for the college’s Animal Care students, as well as becoming a tourist attraction on weekends and school holidays.
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 […]
South American mammal that resembles a giant long-legged guinea pig. It lives in groups near water and is the largest living rodent. A highly social species, it can be found in groups as large as 100.