Month: April 2024

The very hungry caterpillar trail at Marwell Zoo

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is visiting Marwell Zoo

April 29, 2024

Hold on to your sandwiches! The Very Hungry Caterpillar is visiting Marwell Zoo. This summer, Marwell Zoo is proud to be hosting a fun interactive trail inspired by Eric Carle’s […]

Snow leopard resting on rock at Marwell Zoo

We’re celebrating World Veterinary Day

April 27, 2024

We’re celebrating World Veterinary Day by shining a spotlight on our amazing vets and vet nurses and the work they do to ensure animals get great care throughout their life […]

Native species reintroduction site, Eelmoor Marsh

Why we need to act now to conserve native species

April 22, 2024

This World Earth Day Dr Heidi Mitchell, Head of Conservation Impact at Marwell Wildlife, shares her knowledgeable insight on the importance of safeguarding our native species like white-clawed crayfish and […]

We need YOU to help raise £20,000 for a new species at the zoo

April 19, 2024

We’ve launched an appeal to raise £20,000 to help save one of the UK’s most endangered native species, the white-clawed crayfish by opening a breeding centre at the zoo. We’re […]

Grevys Zebra Equus Grevyi Marwell Zoo

Leading the way in population management

April 16, 2024

Marwell has been leading a subgroup of the European Population Management Advisory Group (EPMAG) in 2023 to develop a mentoring system for population managers of EAZA Ex Situ Programmes (EEPs). […]

Przewalski horses grazing at Eelmoor Marsh

Restoring habitats at Eelmoor Marsh

April 16, 2024

The rare species at Eelmoor Marsh SSSI, our lowland heath restoration site, experienced a remarkable year in 2023. In particular, there was a notable increase in the populations of Dartford […]

Women receive SMART mobile training in Kenya

Monitoring Grevy’s Zebra in Kenya

April 16, 2024

2023 was a difficult year for both wildlife and people due to the gruelling drought conditions, however our Community Scouts continued their work regardless. Twelve teams of six women and […]