All posts tagged: reindeer

Summer baby boom for Longleat

Longleat Safari Park in Wiltshire are enjoying a summer baby boom as they welcome 20 monkeys, three rare Chinese deer, marmoset twins and two reindeer calves. There have been so many new rhesus monkey arrivals in recent weeks that even the dominant male, known as Phil, has taken to helping out with babysitting duties. Found […]

Ventura Wildlife Park

Ventura Wildlife’s Zoological Gardens is one of the UK’s newest and most interactive small zoos. Currently set within approximately two acres of Hertfordshire countryside this unique zoo offers visitors of all ages and abilities the chance to get up close to a variety of wild animals. The zoo is home to many animal species including zebras, […]

Summer baby boom at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

Award-winning Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens, which currently houses over 200 species of animals including ring tailed lemurs, coatis, wallabies and meerkats, has successfully bred six different species since May. The zoo, which was opened in 2011 by BBC Countryfile presenter Adam Henson, is a realistic learning environment for students at Northumberland College’s Kirkley Hall campus […]

Reindeer

In the wild, reindeer live between 10 and 20 years, with females outliving the males by up to 10 years. They live in large herds and migrate to breeding grounds where food is more plentiful. They are strong swimmers and readily cross rivers to reach their destination. They have an excellent sense of smell which […]