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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In this weeks blog it gives me great pleasure to talk to you about the colony of Egyptian Fruitbats (Rousettus aegyptiacus)  here at the park and compare them to the ones we might find in our own back gardens. For me bats are such an underrated species but are so important to have in the…

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As an animal lover you probably already know about the unique black and white Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca), it has captured the hearts of many worldwide, but what about an equally adorable and closely named species the Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens)? The better known Giant Panda gets a lot of media attention and is the…

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