Things to do...

There's a new Andean Bear cub at Chester Zoo!

Click here to find out more about this Andean Bear

 

What else can you find at the UK's wildlife parks and safari parks?  Click here for a list of wildlife and safari parks in the UK

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50 things to do

before you're 11 and 3/4.... The National Trust is full of ideas, click here to see some of them

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Robins are the UK's favourite bird - here's a lovely poem about robins and how you can encourage them to your garden. More Info

Big Cat Keeper Experience - spend a few hours looking after some Big Cats!

Get close up and personal with the most majestic of animals - the Big Cat!  Big Cat experiences and encounters offer a special opportunity to meet those who care for these wonderful animals and find out what's involved in their daily care.   Some big cat encounters give you the chance to feed a big cat by hand, or to tour big cats and simply find out more about them and conservation efforts, or to practice your photography.   Here are some Big Cat encounters and experiences..

Red Letter Days have kindly given us an exclusive offer - visitors from this website can enjoy 15% off their experiences as this website is part of the Animal Human Wellbeing family.  (Excludes special offers.)    Click here to see Big Cat Experiences available from Red Letter Days

View a list of big cat conservation charities here
 Weekday Big Cat Keeping in Hertfordshire

Weekday Big Cat Keeping in Hertfordshire (for one)
Was £275, now £233 for visitors from this website
Help care for the Big Cats, cleaning out, maintenance of enclosures and preparing food.  Observe a cheetah feed, meet a pack of wolves and feed a resident big cat by hand (from outside the enclosure).  The five hour experience includes lunch, plus a souvenir t-shirt and a certificate home.  Spend the rest of the day exploring the park. Buy this experience from Red Letter Days  (Note the Key Info on their website about this experience before purchase.)

A weekend experience is also available for £297 instead of £350

Big Cat Ranger for a Day - Weekdays Big Cat Ranger for a Day - Weekdays
Kent
£275.00 from Virgin Experience Days

What an opportunity to help out with the care of these wonderful Big Cats!  Start off with a safety briefing, and then enjoy a guided tour of the site.  There are African Lions, 3 Tiger Species, Amur Leopards, Cheetahs and Snow Leopards on this site. Then it's to work, with one of the professional keepers, helping to clean and tend to the Big Cats and their enclosures.  Assist with feeding the cats (this bit is on selected days only). Click here for more info and/or to buy now
PS You can also buy this experience for the weekend for £350 - click here for details
 Become a Big Cat Keeper at Dartmoor Zoo

Become a Big Cat Keeper at Dartmoor Zoo
Devon
£299.00 from Virgin Experience Days

Accompany an enthusiastic, passionate staff member to learn about five different species of big cats!  Get involved in tasks such as food preparation and feeding, work with the animals and help out in general at Dartmoor Zoo. The time spent actually participating is approximately five hours but you need to allow six hours for the experience. Click here to go on the prowl for more info