All posts tagged: London

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 […]

Leading artists support rhino conservation with sculpture trail

International conservation charity Tusk  launched  a  spectacular  art  trail  in  central  London last week  to  celebrate  the  magnificent  rhino  and to raise  vital  funds  for  the endangered  African  species. A selection of 21  specially  painted  and  embellished  rhino  sculptures feature work  from  some  of  the  world’s  leading  contemporary  artists  and  designers  including  Marc  Quinn,  Harland  Miller,  […]

Tiger photo exhibition to raise awareness at Royal Albert Hall

A photography exhibition highlighting the plight of wild tigers will receive its world premiere at the Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday 18 September. ‘Eye on the Tiger’ will be the largest professional photographic exhibition of its subject ever commissioned and is presented by conservation charity Save Wild Tigers.  Acclaimed photographers from around the world – including the USA, UK, Germany, […]

Adorable baby sloth born at ZSL London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo has welcomed an adorable new arrival – a baby two-toed sloth. Born mid February, after almost a year-long pregnancy, keepers finally spotted the newborn being cradled by mum Marilyn while on their morning rounds. ZSL sloth keeper Steve Goodwin said: “We saw two big brown eyes peering out through mum’s fur and […]

Herd of dinosaurs move in to London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo will become home to a new herd of colossal creatures this this summer as dinosaurs move in for Zoorassic Park. From 22nd July visitors to the Zoo can travel back in time to prehistoric times and come face-to-face with life-size, moving dinosaurs – from the giant but gentle brachiosaurus to the towering […]

Sensational Butterflies visit London

A new exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London features hundreds of live butterflies and moths on display in a tropical butterfly house. Sensational Butterflies includes a kaleidoscope of colourful butterfly species ethically sourced from Central and South America, Africa and Asia especially for the show. Follow the trail through a tropical habitat of […]

Award-winning nature photos at the Horniman

From frozen landscapes to a surprised newt, the latest exhibition at the Horniman Museum and Gardens in Forest Hill, south London, showcases the beauty and diversity of the natural world. The European Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, opened on 26th November, features all the winning photographs in the 2015 competition, on display for the first […]

Foundation works with Shire Horses to beat Bullying

The Royal Parks Foundation has announced that it is tackling bullying in London schools through the use of equine-assisted therapy. Its Real Horse Power project sees students working with two, one-ton, shire horses to boost communication, cooperation and problem solving skills. Bullying is one of the most painful experiences school children can go through and […]