Hello Newbies

With the news in January of us having to close our sister site, Sandwich Wildlife Park I wanted to give you an update on the new residents who have moved over to now call Wingham Wildlife Park their home. BIRDS We have had a move around with some of our penguins and have been joined…

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It was fantastic to see how many of you enjoyed our live stream talk about the wild birds around the park. If you missed it, you can catch up HERE. It is feeling so spring-like outside at the moment I thought it would be great to talk about some of the wild birds to look…

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An invasive species is one that has been introduced to a new environment. It’s presence there has a negative impact, sometimes on a large scale. There are many reasons for these introductions. It may have been accidental, rats for example stowed away on ships and were transported unknowingly. Plants have been imported for peoples gardens…

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Happy New Year to you all! My blog this week is going to be about feeding out browse (leaves) and how certain animals that are found on the mammal section love to it eat. Sometimes they even prefer it to the vegetable and pellets that they usually scoff down. We feed browse to the Giraffes,…

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Mandrills, obviously… They are the largest and one of the most colourful monkeys in the world. But why are they so colourful? It is the male Mandrills that can develop the bright blues, purples and reds on their faces and backsides. These colours indicate a more dominate male within the troop. The brighter the colour,…

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If you’ve been following our social media you may have already seen some adorable pictures of the East African Crowned Crane chicks that hatched earlier in the year at our park. If not then don’t despair! In my blog this week I will be reminiscing about these bizarre looking birds. When you see our Cranes…

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