All posts tagged: conservation

Sponsor a wildcat and help save the ‘Highland tiger’

Great news for wildcat fans as the opportunity to sponsor is launched! Saving Wildcats, a European partnership project led by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, is offering the chance to sponsor a wildcat for the first time since establishing its breeding centre at Highland Wildlife Park. Dedicated to the conservation and rehabilitation of Britain’s […]

Review: Remembering African Wild Dogs + WIN a copy of the book!

* COMPETITION * ENTER FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN A COPY! We’ve teamed up with Remembering Wildlife to offer this fabulous book prize. For your chance to WIN a copy of Remembering African Wild Dogs simply enter your details below. ******** Remembering African Wild Dogs is the sixth book in the highly acclaimed Remembering Wildlife series of fundraising books and […]

Rare penguin chicks hatch at London Aquarium

SEA LIFE London has welcomed the only Gentoo penguin chicks to be born in England this year following a successful nesting season for the Southbank-based aquarium. The fluffy pair – who weighed just 105g and 98g (about the weight of an orange) when hatched – are currently being cared for by penguin parents Ripley and Elton and […]

1,000th hazel dormouse reintroduced to the UK

The 1,000th hazel dormouse has been released into the wild as part of a reintroduction programme to help boost numbers of the native mammal within the UK. Wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES), Natural England and the University of Cumbria have been working together to help save the endangered species from extinction. They […]

Rare giraffe born at Chester Zoo

A rare Rothschild’s giraffe has been born at Chester Zoo with video footage capturing the incredible moment the new calf entered the world. Born to mum Orla at 3am on 3rd March, CCTV images clearly show the young male landing onto soft straw as he makes a journey of two metres to the ground. Already […]

10 ways to help hedgehogs this year

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.

Tiny arrival big news for Marwell

This adorable little mouse deer is a rare Javan Chevrotain – one of the smallest hoofed animals in the world – and Marwell Zoo’s newest arrival! Weighing in at just 370 grams when born, the tiny youngster is doing well, keepers report, although interactions are minimal due to the sensitivity of the species. Tim Rowlands, Marwell […]

Tiger love at Highland Wildlife Park

Love is in the air at Highland Wildlife Park for endangered Amur tigers, Botzman and Dominika, after they were caught bonding together on camera for the first time recently. Staff at the wildlife charity began carefully introducing the pair in November, following Botman’s arrival from ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in October, and encouraged by how well the new couple were getting on, decided to let them meet […]

*WIN* This Planet Buddies kids’ accessories range!

If your kids are mad about animals and conservation, they will LOVE the new Planet Buddies accessories range! Based on a variety of colourful characters – each representing endangered, vulnerable, and threatened species of animals from around the world – the Planet Buddies collection features a family of headphones, wireless speakers and tablet cushions. Planet Buddies […]