Summer 2015 at Whipsnade Zoo

Butterfly House, Whipsnade Zoo

Oh Whipsnade Zoo – how we have neglected you over the last 3 months.  We’re sorry but that stretch from mid-May to the end of term is always the hardest point of the year to visit – and especially now the Sealion Keeper is doing her extended day at school (until 4.15pm) our sneaky after […]

International Cheetah Day

Cheetah, Acinonyx jubatus, Whipsnade Zoo

December 4th is International Cheetah Day – this occasion cannot go unmarked on this blog!  Run by the Cheetah Conservation Fund, the day is aiming to raise awareness of the plight of the cheetah – or in social media speak #savethecheetah. The Cheetahs in my house are busy at the moment – the main two, […]

Zoo Babies

baby giraffe, Whipsnade Zoo, 2 week old giraffe

Over the summer we notched up a fair few visits to Whipsnade Zoo, plus one to London Zoo where we managed to give the lovely Cas from Mummy Never Sleeps and her little boy the most whirlwind tour ever.   There are plenty of zoo babies this year and I had been desperate to see […]