Save the bees!

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bees pollinate different plants

Recently, you have probably heard something about saving the bees, and it’s hard not to have. People have started posting, tweeting and talking about it. But why is it so important? How do bees, tiny little insects, make a difference to our lives? Read on to find out… Pollination The main reason bees are important… Read more »

Which guinea pig should I get?

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guinea pig

Guinea pigs make excellent pets! They are quite intelligent, affectionate and incredibly easy to care for. Unlike smaller pets, like hamsters, they live for 5 to 7 years and longer! Guinea pigs are diurnal! That means they are awake and active during the day, just like you and me! There are so many types of… Read more »

What rabbit should I get?

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Rabbits have been popular house pets for decades now and it’s easy to see why. They are cute, inquisitive and social. Rabbits are clever pets too: they recognize their names, can be taught to respond to commands and can be potty trained. If you are thinking about getting a rabbit, keep in mind that although… Read more »

Orangutan

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The name ‘Orangutan” originates from In Malay orang means “person” and utan which comes from hutan, which means “forest.” So, orangutan literally means “person of the forest.” However, due to human destruction, they are becoming less and less the “person of the forest”. The population is in sharp decline due to habitat destruction and illegal… Read more »

Sea Turtle

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Sea turtles It is difficult to find the exact population numbers for sea turtles because male and young sea turtles do not return to shore once they hatch and reach the ocean, which makes it hard to keep track of them. However, all around the world countries have set up turtle sanctuaries. Take the Maldives,… Read more »

Party Package

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Animal party visit from the ANimal club a boy with python

Who comes?  We always try and provide the best possible party for your little one (or you) therefore we’ve hired only the best for you. Animal Club – they provide exciting animal handling experiences to schools, clubs, homes and parties. The presenter-led show gives a wonderful experience where children and adults can look, touch and… Read more »

Stick Insect

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Giant Jumping Stick Insect at animal school visit leeds

How did they get the name Stick insect? These insects are named for their interesting camouflage technique. They blend into woody plants where they feed. Stick insects even imitate twigs swaying in the wind by rocking back and forth as they move. However, the size is a lot different from a real twig as they… Read more »

Chinchilla

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Chinchillas were once on the list for endangered species as people used to hunt them for their fur. This is because their fur is hypoallergenic (means people who are allergic to fur can touch this type of fur) and thought to be the softest of all land animals. Nowadays hunting chinchillas is illegal and they… Read more »

Rex Rabbit

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Usually, females can have babies (kits) around twice per year. They normally give birth to around 2 baby chinchillas per litter. However, their litters can be as small as just 1 kit, or as large as 6 kits. Rabbits a perfect first pets, notoriously famous for their cuteness and instantly looking hugable. One of the… Read more »

Scorpion

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When we take our scorpion to schools, parties and other places we often get a lot of people feeling frightened right away but really there is no need to be. What does a scorpion look like? A scorpion is a small animal with two sharp pincers at the front of their body and a long… Read more »