The Aspinall Foundation

03/12/2019

UK First as African Painted Dog Pack Relocated to Africa

Seven-member pack will travel 4400 miles, moving from Port Lympne Reserve, Kent to Parc de la Lékédi, Gabon.Seven endangered African painted dogs from Port Lympne Reserve will soon be basking in the African sunshine of Gabon’s Parc de la Lékédi...

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03/12/2019

Elephant Birth Is Early Christmas Present For Howletts Wild Animal Park Team

Keepers and staff arrived for work at Howletts Wild Animal Park on Monday morning to discover a big surprise: a brand-new elephant calf.

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01/11/2019

First Results From New Camera Traps in Madagascar

We have often spoken about the value of camera traps, and use them across all our overseas projects. Whilst we carry out frequent patrols at our project sites in Madagascar the presence of people, even skilled rangers, will inevitably be invasive...

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16/10/2019

Two Year Anniversary For UK Gorillas Repatriated To Congo

On the morning of the 18th October 2017 four UK born western lowland gorillas stepped onto African soil for the first time.

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15/10/2019

Lion Cubs Pounce on Pumpkins at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve

Halloween fun arrived early here at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve as our popular lion pride were treated to carved pumpkins by their keepers as part of their daily enrichment programme. Whilst the adults, Adras and Oudrika showed a mild interest,...

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15/10/2019

The Aspinall Foundation Teams Up With Conservationists In South Africa To Save Wandering Elephant

The Aspinall Foundation, a world leading conservation charity, together with the Eastern Cape’s Department of Economic Development, Mount Camdeboo Private Reserve, Wild911 and a task team of elephant and translocation experts, are translocating a...

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30/09/2019

Local Communities Play a Crucial Part Towards Conservation Success

We often mention our holistic approach to conservation and involving local communities at our projects in Africa, Madagascar and Indonesia is an important element of the work you are helping to support.

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26/09/2019

Statement From The Aspinall Foundation

Thursday 26th September 2019

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24/09/2019

Creature Feature - Siwan the Red Panda

This month we welcomed a red panda male, named Siwan, to Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve as part of a breeding programme designed to help boost the numbers of the dwindling wild population.

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24/09/2019

Meet the Keeper - Daisy at Howletts

Find out from keeper, Daisy, what a typical day is like caring for the primates at Howletts Wild Animal Park:

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