The Aspinall Foundation

24/09/2019

Creature Feature - Sigit the Javan Gibbon

We'd like to introduce you to Javan gibbon, Sigit, who will be leaving Howletts soon to make the incredible journey back to the wild.  Sigit will be transferred to our centre in Java along with his partner Iya, fellow Howletts residents Padang...

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24/09/2019

Meet The Keeper - Claire at Port Lympne

Rhino keeper, Claire, has been giving us an insight into what it's like to work with the critically endangered black rhinos housed at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve.

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31/08/2019

Difficult Start For New Arrival

A female greater kudu calf was born at Howletts on the 7th July 2019. It wasn’t the first birth for the mother, named Adana, but unfortunately it did not end well. She suffered a prolapse overnight whilst giving birth and sadly died early that...

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31/08/2019

Madagascar - More Than Lemurs

Madagascar truly is unique, with so many species on the island found nowhere else in the world.

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31/08/2019

Javan Gibbons Released Back to The Wild

Whether primates join our Back to the Wild programme because they have been rescued from the illegal trade in wildlife, or because they have been born and raised in captivity, the process of preparing them for a life of freedom takes time,...

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30/08/2019

Get Closer To Amazing Animals For Less With Super Summer Sale

Howletts Wild Animal Park, have announced the launch of their Super Summer Sale on Animal Experiences, offering animal enthusiasts the chance to get closer to their favourite creatures for less.

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30/08/2019

Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve Opens Voting To Name Cute Lion Cubs

Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve, Kent’s largest wild animal park, is appealing for the public’s help to choose names for three adorable lion cubs, born at the 600-acre wildlife park, earlier this year.

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30/08/2019

Animal Parks Go Wild With Kids Go Free Offer Throughout September

Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve and Howletts Wild Animal Park have announced the return of their popular Kids Go Free offer.

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29/07/2019

Advancing our Gorilla Protection Project in Congo & Gabon

Over twenty years ago when The Aspinall Foundation first developed the Gorilla Protection Project, initially in Congo and then expanded into Gabon, the earliest gorillas to be released originated from orphanages and sanctuaries in the region....

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29/07/2019

Breeding Success at Both Parks

The birth of three healthy lion cubs at Port Lympne, the first for ten years, was something we couldn't wait to tell everyone. It was amazing news, but as a breeding sanctuary for rare and endangered species, both parks are very focused on...

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