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Tuesday, 15 September 2015 10:32

The art of camouflage

Different kinds of animals use different kinds of biology to change their colouration: in some cases it is gradual and in keeping with the seasons, whilst other animals have evolved to change their colour in a split second and without a moment's hesitation. I find this absolutely fascinating and often marvel at the art of what is essentially camouflage.

Tuesday, 08 September 2015 10:08

Fun Animal Facts for Kids

So, parents, time to get a wee bit cosy with the little ones, snuggle up, charge up the laptop and have a read of this! Whether you're 50 or 5, I'm sure there's a fun fact or two here that you weren't familiar with... so, sit back and sit tight - you'll be surprised at what you may learn!

Friday, 04 September 2015 09:26

The continual revolution that is evolution...

Being a Shrewsbury lad born and bred, and a lover of animals, I would be lying if I said I wasn't totally in awe and inspired by the work of the great Charles Darwin! I often find myself pondering the processes of evolution and how it is truly a natural and wonderful thing.

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 09:17

The Five Freedoms of the Exotic Pet:

Traditionally, when people think of pet animals, they somewhat stereotypically imagine cats, dogs, rabbits or even pet birds, but there are also a variety of exotic animals that can make for rewarding, companions.

Thursday, 20 August 2015 10:28

Is Spider Phobia Justified?

Arachnophobia, the fear of spiders, is the most common fears in humansanimal related phobias. Fortunately, I don't fall into that category and am blessed to be able appreciate their beauty.

There are some strange and bizarre endangered animal species throughout the world – some of which I have had the privilege of meeting, but for many they remain unknown and a mystery. Here is a short account of some of the amazing species we share our planet with:

Tuesday, 04 August 2015 09:19

How To Transport Pets

When you travel with pets it's important you transport them in a careful manner for their own safety and for the safety of others. 

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 15:42

The Bunker Party 4th July

Just to say a big thank you on behalf of the staff and their families from The Bunker who attended our recent Summer Party, where you and your marvellous menagerie came to entertain and educate us.

Monday, 27 July 2015 02:10

Rescue Rabbits

Rabbits are one of the most popular pets in the UK, with an estimated 2 million being looked after in our homes.

Conservationists are calling the current increase in animal extinction - predominantly caused by us Homosapiens (thinking  man)

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