If you’re looking to visit Port Lympne Reserve for a family day out, you’ll immerse yourself in world of incredible sights and fascinating creatures.Read More
If you’re looking for something exciting to occupy the kids why not introduce them to a gorilla? Perhaps let them feed a tiger?Read More
For many years Howletts and Port Lympne have been lucky enough to house many Javan gibbons. In the vet department we have known for years that nearly all the Javan gibbons in our collections were positive for Hepatitis B. Hepatitis B is a very...
Noticed everything is suddenly covered in glitter? TV ads have turned into mini-fairytales? It can only mean one thing, Christmas is coming!Read More
He’s faster than a cheetah and he knows if you’ve been a naughty monkey! Santa is at Howletts Wild Animal Park on selected dates until December 23.Read More
As we prepare for the release of Mbwambe’s group to the freedom of the island, I take a look back at these young gorillas journeys.
Mbwambe at Port Lympne Reserve, Kent
Four years ago, Mbwambe travelled with her father Djala and her other...
On Friday 23rd June, Victoria and I will be travelling to our flagship project in Africa, to oversee the eventual release of three young gorillas, including Djala’s daughter Mbwambe, to our habitation island in the Batéké Plateau national park.