All posts tagged: Hampshire

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 […]