Wildwood Bear Experiences are a unique opportunity to meet and learn all about Wildwood's two rescued bears with exclusive behind the scenes access before the park opens to the public. Participants will meet the bears and give them a breakfast treat before letting them out into their enclosure to hunt for some hidden treats.Read More
Budding child photographers gathered at Drusillas Park ready to go behind the scenes and venture inside the enclosures of some of the zoos most popular residents.
Following the success of the Photography Days already offered at the Park in East Sussex, Drusillas have just launched their first ever ‘Kids Photography Days’ aimed at children with a passion for animal photography.
The photography day enabled participants to encounter characters such as meerkats, penguins, lemurs, sloths, beavers, racoons, coatis and even our armadillo armed with a their very own camera.Read More
On selected dates Wingham Wildlife are offering pre-paid VIP tours to see the park after hours. These tours will take place at 5:45pm and will last around 2 hours and 15 minutes, during which time you will be taken around the park by one of the members of staff.Read More
'The ultimate fun-filled, all weather experience for the whole family'.
Awarded a Quality Rose Marque by Visit England, Puxton Park offers regular events, activities and a great value, fun day out for all the family.Read More
Ancient deer park, 17th-century house and garden.
A historic herd of fallow deer roams freely in the 270 acres (110 hectares) of ancient parkland, full of magnificent trees and breathtaking view.Read More
Waggly tails, furry manes, and everything that buzzes, flies or crawls about: it’s all about beasts and bugs, as a mini-version of the CBSO takes the youngest members of the family on a magical musical safari – from the King of the Beasts to the squiggliest creepie-crawlie!Read More
Run by the Wildwood Trust, a conservation charity dedicated to preserving British wildlife, Wildwood is not just a wildlife park but also a unique conservation project which tells the changing story of British wildlife and woodlands over the last 1,000 years.Read More
West Midlands Safari Park VIP Tours are a unique treat for anyone who is an animal lover and would like to see a little of what goes on behind the scenes. You may like to choose one for yourself or they make the perfect and unusual gift!Read More
From birdwatchers to families there is plenty to discover all year round. Enjoy amazing wildlife up-close. With experiences to suit all ages offering access to a huge variety of wildlife, it is no surprise they are an award-winning day out!Read More
The stripey trio were born to mum, ‘Milla’ on 21 May in the privacy of a behind the scenes den. Now the youngsters are fully vaccinated it is safe for them to venture out into their paddock.
The cubs are currently making brief visits to the outside area while they adapt to their new surroundings and we expect them to get braver as the days go on.
Marc Fox, team leader of carnivores said: “We are over the moon that Milla has successfully given birth to three cubs. As it’s 12 years since we had tiger cubs this is particularly great news for Marwell.
“The cubs are slowly finding their feet under her watchful eye. As they continue to grow, so will their confidence. I’m sure they’ll be bounding around their enclosure in no time!”
We can now reveal that there are two female cubs and one male cub. Keepers will be choosing names for two of the cubs and the public will have a chance to name one in a competition to be launched next week but you can adopt them now.
Dad, ‘Bagai’ currently lives next door to Milla andthe cubs and he also caught his first glimpse of the new arrivals today (Tuesday 26 July) . Once they have settled in to their new surroundings keepers will think about housing the family together.
This is Milla and Bagai’s first litter together. Both tigers are part of an important European Endangered species breeding Programme (EEP) which maintains a healthy captive population of tigers and preserves critical genetic diversity for the future.
In the 1940s, the Amur tiger was close to extinction with an estimated population of fewer than 30 individuals remaining in the wild. Decades of turmoil in Russia and formation of the former Soviet Union reportedly contributed to failures to stem uncontrolled persecution.
In 1947 the Soviet Union became the first country to introduce legislation that imposed protection, including banning hunting of tigers. Hunting of the tiger’s main prey species, boar and deer were also limited at this time.
Today, the Amur tiger has full priority species protection in both countries in which it occurs, Russia and China. The population is now estimated to be 360 individuals. However, poaching is still a threat to the species.Read More
Birdland Park and Gardens was first established in 1957 in the Cotswold Village of Bourton-On-The-Water and was one of the first bird encounters to open in the UK. The 9 acre site is positioned on a former Bryant and May Poplar tree plantation, famous for its match-stick crop! There are still over 150 tress which create a high canopy for the River Windrush....Read More