International Red Panda Day is the 3rd Saturday of September each year. On this day, zoos, schools, and other groups around the world celebrate by creating as much red panda publicity as possible. This aims to raise public awareness and support for red panda conservation issues. This year has been slightly different to previous years…

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Firstly, I’d like to thank everyone for the support they’ve shown Wingham over these last few months, it’s been overwhelming. It’s been nice to see that you guys love the animals as much as us keepers do. Doing the live talk/feeds have also been thoroughly enjoyable as well. I hope everyone finds themselves well and…

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Happy Christmas to you all!. This week my blog will be slightly different from my previous ones as I wont just be talking about a particular animal that is found on the section but showing you some of the festive recipes I have put together and baked for them. With it being the most wonderful…

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Raccoons

This week my blog is about our two female Raccoons at the park, Poppy and Daisy. The sisters were born on 20th April 2009. Each has their own personality which makes them very unique, Daisy is very shy and will spend a lot of her time sleeping or resting inside her nest box. Whereas, Poppy…

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In this weeks blog I’ll be informing you all about our Northern Luzon Giant Cloud Rat Phloeomys pallidus, not a common species within animal collections (we are 1 of only 4 collections in the UK to have them). They are also known as the ‘Cloudrunner’ as they mainly live high up in the canopy of trees, which is…

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