You know how people often say on their children’s birthdays that it makes them feel old? Well that’s how I’m starting to feel about the 19th of January…I almost can’t believe it myself, and I’m sure a lot of you guys probably can’t either, but this year our young chimpanzee Elizabeth is celebrating her second birthday!…

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In some countries walking through the wilderness can be dangerous. There are some impressive carnivores all around the world which could make it a hazardous pastime. Lions in Africa, polar bears in the arctic, crocodiles in Australia. Here in the UK we have it easy but we too had our own top predators in the…

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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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December is well known for being a month of celebration, with Christmas fast approaching (less than 2 weeks to go everyone!), festivities and high spirits are all around. However before Christmas arrives there’s another, admittedly lesser known, day of celebration I’d like to draw your attention to! December 14th 2019 will mark the 19th annual…

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Physical adaptations The cheetah is the fastest land animal, able to reach speeds of 60-70 mph. A useful ability when hunting antelope which can run fast themselves and also zigzag to throw the predator off. This is when the cheetah’s long, thick tail comes in handy. The tail helps them balance but also acts as…

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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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This may cause a debate amongst the Keepers but I think the title for the best hairdo at the park has to go to our group of Pink-backed Pelicans! In my blog this week I would love to introduce you to these fantastic birds and talk a bit about why I think Pelicans are just…

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