If you have been following the keeper blogs, then I hope you will  remember that we have had a very baby focused year here on the carnivore section at Wingham, with baby otters and baby binturongs (if you missed our earlier baby blogs you can still find out about our little ones early stages by…

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My blog entry this week is a bit different; I won’t be talking to you about carnivores! I recently got back from a 2-week trip to Egypt. A lot of people hear “Egypt”, they think Pyramids and I can understand why. I, however, went for the sea. I was already a PADI Open Water Scuba…

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The last few weeks, whether you are a fan or not, it seems no one could escape Game of Thrones. I for one am a fan, but I wanted to wait until the dust had settled following the finale, before writing about this and the timing could not have worked out more perfectly in hindsight….

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We are very lucky on the carnivore section here at Wingham to be able to work with most of the main representatives of the Carnivore group. From cats to wolves, bears and some of the smaller, or lesser known species such as binturongs and otters. My love has always been large carnivores, especially the big…

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At the end of February a news article about a caracal sighting in Abu Dhabi caught my eye. In the title it said that it was the first sighting in 35 years, so I had to take a look and find out more! The Environment Agency in Abu Dhabi have a network of 45 remote camera traps…

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Today is Endangered Species Day, a chance to raise awareness and educate about the plight of many of the world’s species that are at risk of extinction. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is responsible for the classification of species and their status, the most at risk being on the IUCN RedList….

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