Home » Posts tagged with "Zoo"

Love is in the air for the giant pandas at Edinburgh ahead of the big bears’ breeding season, and they are bringing in more crowds than ever to the Scottish capital’s famous zoo. A huge rise in visitor numbers was reported over the weekend, with more than 8,000 flocking to watch the pandas, compared with 6575 last year – a rise of 20 per...

Rare eastern bongo calf born at Dublin Zoo

Posted by on February 20, 2012
A rare addition to Dublin Zoo has been welcomed by keepers. The endangered eastern bongo, a species of antelope, was born as part of the zoos participation in an international breeding programme to protect the animal from extinction. According toKenya’s Bongo Surveillance Programme only between 75 and 140 eastern bongos remain in the wild, alarming...
Filed in: Travel

Paington’s Snappy New Attraction

Posted by on November 19, 2009
Something I have wanted to do for years now, but have never gotten around to it, is to visit Paington Zoo. I live in Devon, and it could quite easily be accomplished in a day, yet it’s the people staying in a Devon holiday park who enjoy everything the county has to offer. I started seriously thinking about it a month ago, at which point it...
As you may already know the Isle of Wight has a lot to offer. The Isle of Wight Festival, Sailing Regattas, Walking Festivals as well as a whole host of stunning villages in beautiful locations. However you may not know that the Isle of Wight also offers something for the animal lover in us all. One great place for the animal lover is of course the...
Filed in: Advice, Destinations