Hello everyone! In this week’s blog I want to talk about one of my favourite primate species, not only are they on my favourite list, I also have the privilege to work with them here at Wingham Wildlife Park. Last week on August 19th there was a special day to celebrate them; International Orangutan day!…

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World Lizard Day

This week’s blog is in celebration of lizards. Those 4 (but sometimes no) legged reptiles come in all different shapes and sizes. From the smallest, the Jaragua Lizard measuring in length 16mm, to the largest lizard in the world, the Komodo Dragon, growing to lengths of up to 3m. That’s 1,875 times bigger. Lizards can…

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Penguin Moult – the scruffy phase. Moulting King Penguins at Volunteer Point, the Falklands. Photo credit: John Buckingham Back to team bird for the keeper blog this week, and this time I’ll be covering penguin moult… because you just can’t have too many blogs about Penguins right? When you first see a moulting penguin, it…

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Hello everyone, this week in my blog I will be talking about a highly specialised group of primates that have adapted to live a very different life compared to their other counterparts. This is of course nocturnal primates! Unlike diurnal (active during the day) primates, nocturnal (active during the night) primates have evolved to take…

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