Check out these amazing scenes as two Javan Gibbons put the new Aspinall Foundation’s new open topped enclosure through it’s paces! These endangered animals really made the most of this awesome new play area, and hopefully the new surroundings will get the pair in the mood for breeding.
Aspinall Foundation officials at the Howletts Wild Animal Park are delighted to welcome the arrival of a new baby Javan gibbon to their family. These beautiful creatures are currently the most endangered gibbon species on the planet, with as few as 2,500 remaining in their natural habitat.
Aspinall Foundation keepers at Howletts Wild Animal Park treated their animals to some Easter themed enrichment over the bank holiday weekend, animals like Easter Eggs too! The elephants and anteaters were given papier – mâché eggs, each one filled with delicious and nutritious treats to encourage stimulation and interes
Aspinall Foundation staff at the Port Lympne Wild Animal Park near Ashford in Kent were over the moon to welcome a new member to the critically endangered western lowland gorilla family. The baby was born just time for Mother’s Day to parents Mumba and Djala, though it is too early to determine the newborn’s sex.
The Aspinall Foundation are offering up an amazing prize for the ‘Have a Heart’ campaign which kicks off on Monday 5th March 2012. Bidders will be taking part in a live on air auction on the Heart Kent Breakfast Show on Friday 9th March 2012, with the prize a once in a lifetime stay for up to eight people at the park’s brand new accommodation, Livingstone Cottage.
The Aspinall Foundation is pleased to announce that they will be hosting a special three course Mother’s Day lunch at The Mansion & Gardens in their Port Lympne Park near Ashford in Kent. The historic mansion is not normally open to the public, so if you fancy doing something totally unique for the special little lady, this could definitely be the one!
Love is in the air at the Aspinall Foundation’s Howlett Animal Park near Canterbury, as fingers are being crossed that the two snow leopards will breed successfully this Valentine’s. First introduced to each other at the end of last year, this courtship is part of an ongoing breeding programme to ensure the continuation of this endangered species.
Aspinall Foundation keepers are over the moon thanks to a very kind donation from a local window firm. Valley Windows Ltd, who are very local to the Port Lympne Wild Animal Park near Ashford in Kent, have generously offered to replace the windows in the Malayan Tapir house, and they didn’t even send round a double glazing salesmen!
Directors at the Aspinall Foundation Howletts and Port Lympne Wild Animal Park are over the moon to win gold for The Best Tourism Experience in The Beautiful South Awards for Excellence 2011. Livingstone Lodge, set within the confines of the Park, is the only authentic safari experience in the UK, offering visitors the chance to spend a night under the stars. Whilst staying at the Lodge, you can also sample some traditional African cuisine as Zebra and wildebeest graze quietly in the background.
Aspinall Foundation staff at the Port Lympne Wild Animal Park were over the moon on Christmas morning when a critically endangered Black Rhino Calf called Nyota was born. Born at 6.20am, the calf was named after the Swahili for ‘star’, and what a proper little Christmas cracker she is!
Aspinall Foundation keepers are pleased to announce the arrival of Ziva, a rare female snow leopard who has arrived just in time for Christmas. This beautiful creature is to take part in the ongoing breeding programme at Howletts Wild Animal Park near Canterbury, though with the weather so balmy for this time of year, there’s a good chance this Snow Leopard may not see any snow!