Christmas arrived early for the animals at ZSL London Zoo as keepers treated their residents to a selection of festive treats earlier this week. The Zoo’s mischievous troop of Bolivian black-capped squirrel monkeys woke up to find a new Christmas climbing frame under the trees, decorated with edible gifts – while Sumatran tiger Asim pounced […]
Marwell Zoo in Hampshire is celebrating the arrival of a pair of very cheeky Guianan squirrel monkeys. The tiny duo – born earlier this month to mothers Gwyneth, age six, and Reyes, age four – are the first squirrel monkey infants for the wildlife park in 15 years. The news comes shortly after the zoo welcomed […]
Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens near Newcastle in Northumberland recently welcomed a number of new arrivals to its collection. Three cheeky squirrel monkeys moved to Kirkley from Budapest Zoo and are settling in well. The brothers make a great addition to the Kirkley family and are fascinating to watch – and are just as fascinated by you! […]
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 […]
Blackpool Zoo has welcomed more than 50 tiny faces to its line up of really wild residents so far in 2016. From critically endangered species on the brink of extinction to the just downright cute, each and every one of them has brought joy to keepers and visitors alike. The largest baby to be born […]
Distinct for their white eyes and black mouths, most live in the tropical forests of Central and South America. Many are captured for the pet trade and medical research but are not threatened.
The 70-acre Yorkshire Wildlife Park near Doncaster is the UK’s fastest growing attraction, and is constantly adding new experiences for visitors. For 2014, the first polar bear in England will arrive to live in a 10-acre reserve divided into four sections, featuring landscaped hills, valleys and a main lake with streams, pools and waterfalls.
One of the UK’s flagship attractions, ZSL London Zoo, is run by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL). Founded in 1826, the society’s mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats.