Durrell Wildlife Park

Durrell Wildlife Park

Set on the picturesque British Island of Jersey is the world renown Durrell Wildlife Park, formally known as Jersey Zoo, was first established in 1958 by naturalist and author Gerald Durrell. Set on +30 acres on the north-east corner of Jersey the Durrell Wildlife Park is home to over 1400 animals from over 130 species, but…

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black and white ruffed lemur

New at the London Zoo

Every time I’m in London I can’t help but visit the London Zoo. Not only is it one of my favourite zoological parks but they are always expanding, changing and making it even better so there is always something new at the London Zoo. This year the zoo has two awesome new exhibits that are sure to…

My Durrell Dream Come True

The story of a girl whose dream came true…   I’ve always been passionate about animals and have been inspired over time by a select few naturalists, conservationist and forward thinkers. The list includes the likes of icons in the field like Dian Fossey, George and Joy Adamson, as well as the man with the…

white-naped crane

Into the Forests of Woodland Park Zoo

The final two regions of the Woodland Park Zoo are the Tropical Rain Forest and Temperate Forest. In the Tropical Rain Forest exhibit you’ll find various animals that call Central and South America home like ocelot, poison arrow dart frogs, toucans as well as Africa rain forest species like lemurs and gorillas.  The Tropical Rain…

brown bears

Woodland Park Zoo: From Dragons to Bears

The Woodland Park Zoo is sectioned into regions; African Savanna, Tropical Asia, Australasia, Northern Trail, Tropical Rain Forest and Temperate Forest.  In this post you’ll discover the animals and exhibits that call the zoo’s Australasia and Northern Trail exhibits home. One of the most endangered and majestic animals of Asia, the snow leopard, also calls the…

sloth bear

Woodland Park Zoo: Africa to Asia

The Woodland Park Zoo is full of amazing exhibits, many of which have won awards.  And the zoo’s African and Asian regions are bursting with fabulous, realistic enclosures with trails linking them that lead you to forget you’re in the city and not in the forest of Asia or on the African savanna. The zoo’s African…

I love the zoo

Zoo Lover’s Day

Why Zoos? Many people ask me, “why zoos?”  And my response is always the same, I’m passionate about zoos because I love animals.  Thanks to the help of zoos many species have been saved from extinction and brought back to sustainable numbers and released back into the wild, like the black footed ferret, the California…