Rainforest Blogs

Life behind the scenes with our animals, plants and people

Dec
21

Stories of Climate Change from the Caribbean

‘Journal fragments in a time of hazard’ By Kendel Hippolyte Kendel Hippolyte, a Saint Lucian poet, playwright and director, explores the impact of climate change across generations in the Caribbean –/–/2015 It’s weird, this climate change phenomenon. Creepy. Like rumours of an army that has encircled your town but you don’t actually see any soldiers. […]

This article was posted on Monday, December 21st, 2015 at 11:21 am
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Aug
7

Harry the Armadillo settling in

Harry the Armadillo settling in Harry the Six-banded Armadillo is settling in well into his new home at the Living Rainforest. After enjoying a few days of privacy to settle in, our new armadillo enclosure is now open for public viewing. Harry seems to enjoy spending hours and hours digging, and then digging some more. […]

This article was posted on Friday, August 7th, 2015 at 9:35 am
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Jul
23

Coming soon: Harry the armadillo!

Coming soon: Harry the armadillo! Harry the Six-banded Armadillo has now moved into his new home in the Rainforest. It’s a big change for him and he is being very shy at the moment, so we are giving him a few days of privacy to settle in before opening the enclosure up for public viewing. Look […]

This article was posted on Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 at 4:36 pm
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Oct
3

Rainforest Tours

Title: Rainforest Tours (every Saturday & Sunday) Location: Meet at Main Reception Description: A free tour of the Living Rainforest glasshouses, every weekend – not to be missed! Led by a knowledgeable tour guide, you will learn about the plants and animals at the Living Rainforest. Each tour lasts approximately 45 minutes. Choose from 2 tour […]

This article was posted on Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 11:37 am
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Sep
10

Animal Adoptions

Animal Adoptions Animal Adoptions make fantastic gifts for all your friends and family, by providing them with exciting facts about our important rainforest species and an entry ticket to visit the rainforest to see their adopted animal! Our adopt an animal program helps us provide the best possible care for our animals. Many rainforest species are vulnerable and […]

This article was posted on Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 5:01 pm
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Sep
3

Gift Tickets

Rainforest Gift Tickets Looking for an exciting, unique gift for the special people in your life? How about giving them the chance to explore a tropical rainforest without leaving the UK? Allow them the opportunity to experience free roaming birds and lizards, whilst exploring rare plants in a steamy rainforest atmosphere. We offer an amazing annual […]

This article was posted on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 12:22 pm
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Jul
17

2014 TSL International Schools Essay Competition winners

Chinyere Ogbo wins Grand Prize 2014, Ismael Costa wins Primary Category A 15-year old girl from Nigeria has won the Grand Prize in this year’s TSL International Schools Essay Competition, after securing 1st Place in the Secondary Schools Category. Chinyere Ogbo’s essay was selected from a field of over 1,000 entries from 73 countries. Last year, she won first place […]

This article was posted on Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 11:37 am
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May
20

Welcome to our baby pygmy marmoset

Warm welcome to our baby pygmy marmoset Just a quick note to say that our baby pygmy marmoset is doing well and starting to take independent forays into the world, while proud mum watches on.

This article was posted on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 at 11:39 am
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Apr
11

Easter 2014 is pure Monkey Madness

Easter 2014 is pure Monkey Madness Enjoy a monkey-themed time at the Living Rainforest this Easter! Tours, talks, children’s workshops and more – see our online events calendar for further details. Please note that events vary daily and run until 21st April (inclusive).  

This article was posted on Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 4:51 pm
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Jan
7

Our Goeldi’s Monkey turns 21 years old!

Our Goeldi’s Monkey turns 21! Today we wish happy birthday to our female Goeldi’s Monkey ‘Sooty’, who turned 21 years old. According to European guidelines, the eldest Goeldi’s Monkey on record is 21 years old and 11 months. ‘Sooty’ has been with us for a number of years and given birth to 9 sons, 5 […]

This article was posted on Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 at 5:23 pm
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