Animals News

BBC Television Programme

The BBC is making a television programme in the UK about people who love Lion Tamarins. has been asked to source individuals who love Lion Tamarins.

If you or anyone else you know is passionate about these rare monkeys then please email your contact details to and we will pass your details on to the relevant person at the BBC.
More information to follow.

Help arrives for Kabul's Lion
After years of misery, Marjan, the war-weary lion of Kabul zoo is looking forward to a brighter future. WSPA is sending a team to establish a programme to stabilise the health and well being of the zoo's animals.

WSPA Rescue Team en-route
Read the Press Release from the WSPA about the animal disaster team they have sent to Afghanistan. One of its first priorities will be to address the problems of the animals at Kabul Zoo.

Luv-a-Bug Week at Marwell Zoo
Marwell Zoo in Winchester is holding a "Luv-a-Bug" week in February. Read on to find out what other half-term fun Marwell have planned.

Whats new at Cricket St Thomas
The Wildlife park at Cricket St Thomas is in for a busy year, with the building of their new primate island and a new paddock for the schimitar-horned oryx. Read on to find out more.

Whipsnades 50th White Rhino
Next time you visit Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, make sure you pay a visit to the Rhino House to see the Park's latest arrival - a white rhino calf. The youngster has charged into the record books for being the 50th white rhino calf to be born at the Park.

Siberian Leopard Recovering
A rare Siberian leopard is returning to its home at Cotswold Wildlife park after vets successfully carried out a groundbreaking eye operation. It is thought to be the first time such a delicate eye operation has been carried out on a big cat.

Website Updates
New Poster Shop
In association with we have now added a poster shop to the site. So take a lot at the fantastic selection of posters available for sale!

New Competition
We have a copy of "Wild Africa" to give away in our new competition. Wild Africa is a superbly illustrated celebration of the continent's natural history and accompanies the BBC TV series.

Other News
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