All posts tagged: Hertfordshire

Zebra first for Ventura Wildlife Park

Keepers at Ventura Wildlife Park in Hertfordshire were delighted to discover a new set of stripes during their morning checks this week. A baby Grant’s zebra arrived during the early hours of Wednesday and is the first offspring for parents Zelda and Sonny, who arrived at the Park in 2016. The Grant’s zebra is a […]

An interview with…. Aaron Whitnall, Paradise Wildlife Park

In an exclusive interview for Discover Animals, Paradise Wildlife Park’s Aaron Whitnall tells us about his recent Drive 4 Wildlife mission to East Africa with brothers Tyler Whitnall, Cameron Whitnall and family friend Redmond Bolton.  The remarkable African safari and animal conservation project took the team trekking across four countries to deliver vital equipment and funds to […]

Paradise Wildlife say goodbye to Rocky

At nearly 20 years old Rocky was the oldest Amur tiger at Paradise Wildlife Park in Hertfordshire. Sadly, Rocky passed away on 11th January after being unwell for some weeks. The young Rocky arrived at Paradise when he was just a little cub, after his mother rejected him at birth weighing just 2lbs. Paradise Wildlife […]

Paradise Wildlife Park to become a charity

Paradise Wildlife Park in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, has adopted charitable status after announcing the launch of the Zoological Society of Hertfordshire (ZSH), a registered charity that will allow the organisation to focus its operations on education and animal conservation. Paradise Wildlife Park was formed in 1982 and is already well known for its animal breeding and conservation […]

2for1 at wildlife attractions around Herts

Visit Herts, in partnership with Thameslink and Great Northern, has teamed up with a selection of fantastic attractions around the county to give Hertfordshire visitors and residents a range of 2FOR1 deals and discounts on days out this autumn until 1st December. The offers are available to anyone travelling with Thameslink and Great Northern by […]

Red kangaroos arrive in Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire’s newest wildlife attraction, Ventura Wildlife’s Zoological Gardens (VWZG), located in Great Amwell, has welcomed two of the world’s largest marsupials into its collection. The arrival of two male red kangaroo marks the first time this iconic species has been displayed in a modern zoo within the county of Hertfordshire and makes VWZG one of the […]