Tag: Teeth

Return of the Lamprey

An endangered species of fish known as the lamprey has returned to UK rivers for the first time since the 1800’s. ( although a dead lamprey was found in the Thames in  2009.) What does this mean for wildlife in the UK though? Well it… Continue Reading “Return of the Lamprey”

Unusual Occurrences

During my time in South Africa I visited two other animal sanctuaries and spent 4 days in Kruger National Park. I’ll start with Kruger. It was awesome. Just getting there was incredible as it took us a day to make it to the edge… Continue Reading “Unusual Occurrences”

Teeth,claws and paws

So after the initial introduction to the animals, our days tended to follow a similar pattern. Up early to clean the enclosures and refill all the water buckets. As it was Winter this was very cold (as low as –10°C!) and often meant breaking… Continue Reading “Teeth,claws and paws”

Do you know what I did last summer?

“Dump your stuff and come back out and we’ll introduce you to Shaka” was the first request along with a wave in the direction of a cheetah who was eyeing us with considerable suspicion.

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