All posts tagged: tigers

Adopt with WWF this World Tiger Day

 World Tiger Day is celebrated every year across the world on the 29th of July to raise awareness for the conservation of these magnificent big cats. Wild tiger populations have declined by around 95% since the beginning of the 20th century with an estimated 3,900 tigers remaining. WWF is determined to help double the number of wild […]

Sumatran tigers return to Twycross Zoo

Visitors to Twycross Zoo will be able to meet a pair of critically-endangered Sumatran tigers from this weekend as a new state of the art habitat is revealed. Female, Jahly and male Sialang, both two-years-old, arrived from separate zoo’s in France last month. Since then, the big cats have been getting used to their new […]

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, […]

Summer events to raise awareness at West Midland

West Midland Safari Park is looking forward to launching its annual Summer Nights event at the end of July.  This year the focus will be on fundraising for some of the world’s most vulnerable and endangered species. For five weeks, the park will be raising awareness for different animals, including bumblebees, Sumatran tigers, penguins, Grévy’s zebras […]

Visit the UK’s largest Bengal tiger collection

Set in over 16.5 acres and with more than 2000 residents, Lincolnshire Wildlife Park is a nature reserve, animal rehabilitation centre and the world’s largest parrot sanctuary. The wildlife park is also home to the largest collection of Bengal tigers in the UK. The 11 magnificent big cats live in a newly built enclosure, Bengal Gardens, which […]

Halloween treats at London Zoo

Residents at ZSL London Zoo have been celebrating Halloween with some fiendishly fun activities, thanks to the animal keepers getting creative at meal times. The zoo’s Sumatran tiger siblings Achilles and Karis playfully pawed at blood scented pumpkins in their Tiger Territory home while the Humboldt penguin colony delved into puzzling pumpkins on Penguin Beach […]

World Tiger Day at Edinburgh Zoo

RZSS Edinburgh Zoo treated their tigers to spectacular globe-shaped enrichment as part of the zoo’s World Tiger Day celebrations this week. World Tiger Day is held globally on the 29th July to help highlight the plight of tigers in the wild and raises awareness of the vital conservation work being carried out to save them. […]

Stay overnight with tigers in Kent

Port Lympne Reserve in Kent are offering guests the experience of a lifetime as they open one of the most unusual places to stay on a short break. Tiger Lodge is the first of its kind in the U.K and offers a unique wildlife getaway. Situated within the tiger enclosure at Port Lympne, the lodge […]

Zoo club at Drayton Manor

Drayton Manor Park in Staffordshire is giving animal lovers aged between 8 and 15 years the exclusive opportunity to join Drayton Manor Park’s Zoo Club for the 2017 season. It’s a very exciting time at the zoo, as the 100+ species already in residence are soon to be joined by lots of new and exciting […]

New stripes for Scotland

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) is to open a new enclosure at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo for its pair of critically endangered Sumatran tigers. Due to launch in June 2016, Tiger Tracks will be home to Jambi and Baginda, an adult breeding pair. It will be more than three times the size of the existing […]

New tiger enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) is delighted to announce the development of a brand new and improved enclosure at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo for their pair of critically endangered Sumatran tigers. “Tiger Tracks” will launch in June 2016 and will be the new home for Jambi and Baginda, the adult breeding pair that experts […]