Teeth are essential for many different animals and for more reasons than you may realise. The most obvious is of course for eating. The type of teeth an animal has depends on what it eats so we can tell whether they are a carnivore (meat eater), herbivore (plant eater) or omnivore (eats plant and meat)…

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International Red Panda Day is the 3rd Saturday of September each year. On this day, zoos, schools, and other groups around the world celebrate by creating as much red panda publicity as possible. This aims to raise public awareness and support for red panda conservation issues. This year has been slightly different to previous years…

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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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