All posts tagged: Hampshire

New Wallaby Walkthrough for Marwell Zoo

The Wallaby Walkthrough at Marwell Zoo has been transformed following a £30,000 makeover – much to the delight of the resident red-necked wallabies. The new and improved habitat – twice the size of the original – features a small creek, pool, stream, and pond, plus a natural seating area for guests to relax surrounded by […]

Special new arrivals for Marwell Zoo

Marwell Zoo is celebrating the birth of some of the world’s most threatened species including a critically endangered black and white ruffed lemur baby and a mountain bongo calf. The Hampshire based wildlife park and conservation charity has also welcomed two blesbok calves – a first for Marwell – and a number of chicks including […]

Supersized brick creatures head to Marwell

Marwell Zoo in Hampshire will host a world-first with its SUPERSIZED! exhibit in 2020, featuring 40 larger than life models of curious real-life creatures built using two million toy bricks. Sneaky predators such as the fearless honey badger, venomous blue-ringed octopus and crafty assassin bug have all been chosen for their colourful appearance, unusual natural […]

A new red panda for Marwell Zoo

Marwell Zoo in Hampshire welcomed a male red panda from Gaia Zoo in the Netherlands last month as part of a European breeding programme for the endangered species. The three-year-old, named Peter, has now joined the Zoo’s resident female red panda, Mei Mei, in a new enclosure specially designed by keepers and landscape teams to […]

Prehistoric LEGO® on its way to Marwell

Visit Marwell Zoo this spring and experience a world-first as the Hampshire based attraction hosts BRICKOSAURS – a prehistoric experience featuring a collection of giant LEGO® brick dinosaurs. A total of 50 life-sized sculptures will be on display throughout the 140 acre park, created using more than two million LEGO bricks.  It will take a team […]

Experience owls by magical moonlight

The Hawk Conservancy Trust in Andover, Hampshire, are offering a magical experience for anyone wishing to catch a display of owls at night. Available on selected dates in September and October, Owls by Moonlight offers visitors the chance to witness these mystical birds as they twist and turn through the night sky, silently skimming as […]

Long-eared owlet pair welcomed in Hampshire

The Hawk Conservancy Trust in Andover, Hampshire welcomed two new long-eared owlets last month.  The three-week old balls of fluff have already been introduced to members of the public in the attraction’s Discovery Barn, and it is hoped both birds will fly in displays in the future. The long-eared owl is native to Europe, Asia […]

Zany Zebras a hit at Marwell!

Marwell Zoo‘s spectacular, family-friendly, art extravaganza, Marwell’s Zany Zebras, stampeded into Southampton recently, for a fantastic summer of fun. From mesmerising mosaics and glistening gems to colourful characters and crazy creations, there really is a zebra for everyone. Thousands of people, young and old, flocked to the city centre to enjoy the first weekend of zebra […]