The Aspinall Foundation

16/08/2021

Introducing the Carnivores at Howletts Wild Animal Park

Did you know that Howletts Wild Animal Park is home to 15 different species of carnivore?  Our expert keepers look after a diverse range of carnivore species including the fierce honey badger, enigmatic European wolves, elusive small cats and...

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09/08/2021

Introducing the Howletts Elephant Herd

Did you know that Howletts Wild Animal Park is home to the largest African elephant herd in the UK?  21 year old bull, Coco, lives with his 13-strong herd in a spacious 8 acre enclosure including paddocks, shelters, wallows and sand yards.  

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22/07/2021

Introducing the Howletts Gorilla Family

A day out at Howletts Wild Animal Park is not complete without a visit to our western lowland gorilla family.  Gentle giant Ebeki, the silverback, leads his group of four females; Dihi, Juma, Shumba and Emmie, plus young male Ikebe and...

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31/03/2021

Howletts' Three Baby Elephants 🐘💚

If you are a fellow supporter of Howletts Wild Animal Park, you certainly know that in the African elephant herd at Howletts there are three little boys who steal everyone's hearts at first sight! We are talking about Nusu, Oku and Nguvu! For...

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09/10/2020

Adorable new arrival!

We have the perfect antidote to all the stress of lockdown, missing your loved ones and forgetting your mask 5 times a day – meet our adorable new arrival!

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23/07/2020

Species spotlight: Clouded leopard

The stunningly beautiful clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) is an elusive wild cat.  Seldom seen in the tropical rainforests of their native central and southeast Asia, their behaviour in the wild remains a bit of a mystery.

Clouded leopard...

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29/06/2020

Species Spotlight: Gelada Baboon

When you think of grazing animals you probably think of something with hooves and horns, but at Howletts Wild Animal Park you'll find a surprising exception; the gelada baboon.

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20/03/2020

Howletts Welcomes Birth of New Born Elephant

Howletts Wild Animal Park are delighted to welcome the birth of a male elephant calf.

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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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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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