The animals at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s Highland Wildlife Park enjoyed some spooky fun this week after keepers left out some Halloween treats from them. The wildlife conservation charity’s inquisitive Arctic foxes, wolverines, snow leopards and lynx enjoyed searching for some of their favourite food, which was hidden inside hollowed-out pumpkins. Watch the […]
The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s Highland Wildlife Park has welcomed a littler of threatened snow leopard cubs. At just seven-weeks olds, the cubs are still being nursed by mum Animesh but have started to leave their den and explore outside. The cubs will stay by their mothers side for at least two years, until […]
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 […]
Keepers at the Welsh Mountain Zoo (National Zoo of Wales) released four grey seals back into the wild on Tuesday 27th February following a long period of rehabilitation for the marine mammals. The two males and two females were found along the South Wales coast after they were swept out to sea and lost to their […]
Twycross Zoo in the Midlands welcomed snow leopard twins four months ago and the two female cubs made their first public appearance during July. Members of the zoo were asked to choose names for the twins which zoo keepers proposed, taking origins from the leopard’s natural home range across the vast high mountains of Central […]
Twycross Zoo in the Midlands welcomed two female snow leopard cubs in April and the pair can now be seen venturing outside for the first time. The cubs and mother Irma spent their first months away from public view to allow them to bond together. They will continue to stay by her side for the […]
Kent’s award-winning wild animal parks, Howletts and Port Lympne, have launched their #WildWinter campaign, revealing some unexpected facts about how their wild animals adapt when the temperature drops. #WildWinter highlights the differences that visitors can expect to see as animals change their coats, pile on some extra insulation and use some cunning tactics to stay […]
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park welcomed a pair of endangered snow leopards to the Park in July and they have recently entered into their new custom built enclosure for the first time. Their new home is a large hill-top enclosure that overlooks the Spey and the Cairngorm mountains, and consists of a large grassy plateau, a […]
Set in more than 80-acres, Twycross Zoo have around 500 animals of almost 150 species to see, including many endangered animals and native species in the Zoo’s Nature Reserve. Twycross Zoo was founded in 1963 and is now renowned as a World Primate Centre and has a wide variety of monkeys and apes including the […]
A large cat native to the mountain range of Central and South Asia. It is an endangered species with an estimated population of 4,080-6,590 adults and is the National Heritage Animal of Pakistan.
In Kent, Port Lympne Wild Animal Park is popular with visitors, and is run by the Aspinall Foundation along with Howletts Wild Animal Park. John Aspinall purchased Port Lympne in 1973 to support his growing animal collection, with it opening to the public in 1976.
John Aspinall purchased Howletts in 1957 to support his growing animal collection, with Howletts opening to the public in 1975. Aspinall ultimately believed that animals belonged in the wild and endeavoured to return them to safe areas where possible.