Month: January 2019

A new home for Marwell’s tiny but mighty native lizards

January 25, 2019

The projects team are on a tight deadline to complete building work on the sand lizard enclosure before spring… In 2018 our Conservation team released 86 sand lizards back into […]

Annual species audit

January 15, 2019

The New Year has got off to a busy start for keepers as they complete an audit of every species in the park.  The mammoth task is led by zoo registrar Debbie […]

Without a paddle: where would we be without dung beetles?

January 15, 2019

Two papers have been recently published with our collaborative teams Two papers have been recently published with our collaborative teams from different ends of the planet looking at the importance […]

An all new calendar competition!

January 15, 2019

We’re launching a brand new calendar for 2020 and by entering our competition your fantastic photos could be featured! We’re on the hunt for 12 ‘purrrfect’ images fit to display […]

Happy 20th anniversary to our talented Artist in Residence

January 15, 2019

Pip McGarry is celebrating two decades as Marwell’s wildlife artist…   Internationally renowned wildlife artist Pip McGarry is celebrating his 20th anniversary as the zoo’s Artist in Residence. A self-taught artist, […]

2019’s newest arrivals… from arachnids to primates!

January 5, 2019

2019 is off to a busy start for everyone at Marwell, including the animal keepers! A tiny white-faced saki monkey infant… The last arrival for 2018 (and the perfect way […]