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5. Why I Miss Public Transport

You may have read the title of this post and already think I am mental. How could anyone enjoy being crammed in a hot  sweaty tin can with other people that might smell? 465 more words

Snow leopard: A close encounter of the rarest kind

Getting up close and almost personal with one of the world’s most beautiful and inscrutable big cats. 477 more words


Marvelling At Nature At Marwell Zoo

How to occupy our grandson? This is a frequent question on the 3 days a week we look after him. A popular choice, while he is just short of 3 years old and therefore… 326 more words


Marwell celebrates critically endangered primate birth

Primate keepers at Marwell Zoo are celebrating the birth of a critically endangered Sulawesi crested black macaque.

Born on 28th July to mum, ‘Drusilla’ and dad, ‘Douglas’, the new arrival is the first of its kind to be born at Marwell for ten years and an important addition to the European Endangered species breeding Programme for the species (EEP). 272 more words


Wild Explorers opens at Marwell Zoo

Marwell Zoo’s newest attraction, ‘Wild Explorers’, is now open.

The multi-million pound complex includes three individual homes for the five zebras, two rhinos and eleven scimitar-horned oryx, and starts inside a brand new interactive area which introduces visitors to each of the species. 430 more words


Meet Marwell's rare new arrivals

Introducing Marwell Zoo’s newest arrivals – two critically endangered black-and-white ruffed lemur babies.

The twins, born to mum, ‘Breeze’ and dad, ‘Mr Breeze’, are an important addition to the European Endangered Species breeding Programme (EEP) for the subspecies. 270 more words


Marwell Zoo

These are some of the pictures I took at Marwell Zoo on Saturday the 23rd






May 2015