All posts tagged: Wallaby

New Wallaby Walkthrough for Marwell Zoo

The Wallaby Walkthrough at Marwell Zoo has been transformed following a £30,000 makeover – much to the delight of the resident red-necked wallabies. The new and improved habitat – twice the size of the original – features a small creek, pool, stream, and pond, plus a natural seating area for guests to relax surrounded by […]

Twycross wallaby joeys make spring appearance

Keepers at Twycross Zoo have announced the spring arrival of two red-necked Wallaby joeys – perfect timing for the Easter holidays. Native to Australia, red-necked wallabies are marsupials, which means that they have a very short gestation (pregnancy) after which the offspring moves to the female’s pouch to continue developing. The ‘joey’ will stay in […]

Spring baby boom for Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Doncaster, is enjoying an unprecedented baby boom as it celebrates new arrivals for spring. Eland antelopes, painted dogs, wallabies and Bactrian camels have all introduced young, much to the delight of visitors flocking to the park over the Easter holidays. The newest of the generation are Bactrian camel calves Julius and Jeremiah, born […]

Red kangaroos arrive in Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire’s newest wildlife attraction, Ventura Wildlife’s Zoological Gardens (VWZG), located in Great Amwell, has welcomed two of the world’s largest marsupials into its collection. The arrival of two male red kangaroo marks the first time this iconic species has been displayed in a modern zoo within the county of Hertfordshire and makes VWZG one of the […]

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 […]

Yorkshire Wildlife Park

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.