All posts tagged: lion

Amazing wildlife photography at London’s Natural History Museum

Professional photographer David Lloyd is the winner of the People’s Choice Award at this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. His photograph of a pair of male lions, entitled ‘Bond of Brothers’, saw off competition from more than 45,000 entries. The two adult males, likely brothers, rubbed faces for around 30 seconds before settling down. […]

Well-known names to voice ‘Beasts of London’

Beasts of London is a major new experience due to open at The Museum of London in April. The family-friendly event will bring to life the history of animals in the city, told from the unique perspective of the animals themselves. Created in partnership with the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, the animals will be voiced by some well-known names including Brian Blessed, Pam […]

Adopt with Born Free on World Lion Day

WORLD LION DAY – FRIDAY 10th AUGUST 2018 International wildlife charity The Born Free Foundation is offering animal lovers an amazing way to support World Lion Day this year as they officially introduce King to their adoption scheme. King is a young male lion who was rescued from an apartment on the outskirts of Paris in October […]

Big Cat Sanctuary to open its doors

The Big Cat Sanctuary will be holding its annual Open Day event in July to support their welfare, breeding, conservation and education programmes. Set in the heart if the Kent countryside, The Big Cat Sanctuary is home to many speciess of cat including lions, tigers, jaguars, cheetahs and snow leopards and is usually closed to the […]

Celebrating the lions of Blackpool Zoo

Blackpool Zoo have been busy celebrating their 45th anniversary this year, while also marking 10 years since the zoo’s Pride of Blackpool Big Cat House opened to the public. The zoo also keep the only father and son lion group in the UK, who have also been celebrating birthdays in recent weeks. Wallace turned nine […]

Talk to the animals at Blackpool Zoo

From the tallest to the smallest and the funniest to the most ferocious, Blackpool Zoo are giving visitors the chance to get up close and personal with its residents this Easter. You could find yourself hand feeding majestic giraffes from a specially adapted tower, flying beautiful barn owls or even meeting comical sea lions. Each unforgettable […]

Annual audit for Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Persuading two black rhinos to stand still is the ultimate weigh-in challenge. But Hodari and Dayo, who tip the scales at 3,000lbs, were models of calm behaviour during the annual Yorkshire Wildlife Park (YWP) animal audit. The playful pair, who arrived at the award-winning wildlife park this year, may weigh the same as a family estate […]