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 Orangutan Day

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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On the 9th July 2020 the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) released a news article about the completed revision of African primate’s assessments and their conservation status. This sadly included the news that almost a third of lemur species are now critically endangered and on the cusp of becoming extinct. Lemurs are only…

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Times have been hard recently with the coronavirus situation. Even a simple shop has become a challenge as the day to day items have become luxuries. Even here at the park changes have had to be made. However, it is nice that our thoughts can take us far away from these struggles and I believe…

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