All posts tagged: nature

A fox cub on an urban street, one of the species that will be helped by PTES' surveys this summer

How to help wildlife during the summer holidays

With extreme heat warnings and wildfires dominating the news in recent weeks, it’s easy to forget that local wildlife – from hedgehogs and hares to bats and badgers – may also be struggling with this summer’s harsh conditions. But the impact of the changing climate on wildlife numbers is barely known. So, this August, wildlife […]

The Peregrines of Salisbury Cathedral look down from their perch on top of the tower

The Salisbury Cathedral Peregrines

Discover Animals’ Geoff Moore climbs the 332 steps of the Salisbury Cathedral tower to meet a pair of nesting Peregrine Falcons and their four chicks. Records appear to indicate the presence of these birds of prey at the cathedral since the mid 1800s. The last time the peregrines bred here was in 1952 until they returned […]

One of the Clouded Leopards welcomed by Marwell Zoo in June 2022

Marwell Zoo welcomes sibling pair of Clouded Leopards

Marwell Zoo in Hampshire has announced the arrival of a sibling pair of vulnerable Clouded Leopards, Taevey and Kanya (both females). The duo have taken up their new home after moving from Chessington World of Adventures Resort in Surrey. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) estimates there are only 3,700 to 5,580 Clouded Leopards […]

Animesh and her new snow leopard cubs at Highland Wildlife Park

Highland Wildlife Park’s snow leopard gives birth

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s (RZSS) Highland Wildlife Park, near Aviemore, has welcomed the arrival of at least two snow leopard cubs. Staff at the wildlife conservation charity confirmed the birth on Saturday 28th May 2022 when high-pitched sounds were heard in the cubbing den and two tiny cub were spotted by keepers. Although […]