The 19th of January 2019 was a very special day for Wingham Wildlife Park, as it marked the day Elizabeth, our baby chimpanzee, celebrated her first birthday. To commemorate the occasion, I’ve put together this blog to share with you what happens during the first year of a baby chimpanzee’s life, and all the milestones…

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There are over 20 different species of macaques (Macaca) and here at Wingham Wildlife Park, we have one of these – Barbary macaques (Macaca sylvanus). As we kick off International Macaque Week, I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce you to this wonderful, fascinating and charismatic species! Barbary macaques are classified as endangered on…

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There are plenty of ways in which you are able to recycle a mobile phone, whether it be sorting it properly when taking it to your local recycling centre, sending it off to a recycling company or bringing it to us at Wingham Wildlife Park where we are able to exchange old mobile phones for…

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I recently returned from the United States where I participated in a court hearing about the chimpanzee export from the Yerkes National Primate Research Center to the Wingham Wildlife Park (WWP). This post focuses on that hearing and next steps, inaccuracies some are saying and reporting about the chimpanzee donation and our park, and more…

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Today is Endangered Species Day, a chance to raise awareness and educate about the plight of many of the world’s species that are at risk of extinction. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is responsible for the classification of species and their status, the most at risk being on the IUCN RedList….

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