A big question we get asked on a daily basis with our carnivores is, “what are youfeeding them?”. Especially when we are finishing the tiger talk getting the boys standingup. It’s a good question! The simple answer is horse. Smaller carnivores We feed out an array of different meat sources here at the park with…

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Wolves are a formidable predator. With 42 teeth, 4 of which are canines which they use to grip onto their prey and they are able to bite through bone allowing them to get every last crumb of meat, including marrow; an extremely nutritional prize! They have thick fur to keep them warm, especially Artic wolves,…

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With the opening of the Nocturnal House fast approaching I thought I would go a little bit into circadian rhythms. So first of all what does it mean? It is a 24 hour period of behavioral and physiological activity in animals and plants. In animals, even more simply it is the sleep/ awake cycle. Animals…

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The Tiger Tigers are creatures known by all. When described; orange with black stripes, everyone guesses right. This has been the case for a long time. History Throughout history this magnificent beast has acquired myths and legends, cultures have taken symbols from its every move and way of life. Both good and bad. 5000 years…

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On the 28th February our two boys, Troy and Blade turned 12. We decided to treat them like royalty and made them a cardboard castle, which they thoroughly enjoyed. Tiger subspecies Once there were 9 subspecies of tiger. Sadly, the Javan, Bali and Caspian tigers are all extinct. The 6 remaining are made up of…

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January 12th is ‘Kiss a Ginger Day’ put in place to show appreciation to those with naturally red hair, which only accounts for around 2% of the world’s population. I thought I would latch onto this unofficial holiday for some of the natural redheads here at the park. All of which are likely to be…

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