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Bagpuss writer on hand as firefighters turn magicians in dramatic animal rescue from drain-pipe near Canterbury

Contributed by editor on Apr 12, 2017 - 07:45 PM


The owner of a plucky pooch has been praising her local firefighters after her two year-old pet dog needed rescuing from a drain-pipe on farmland near Canterbury, after getting stuck chasing a rabbit.


Children across Kent take action to protect endangered species

Contributed by editor on Mar 13, 2017 - 10:17 AM

Children from a number of preschools in Kent are currently contributing to a campaign that is aimed at raising funds that will buy radio tracking equipment to be used to help protect the Lemurs of Madagascar


Visitors locked in shops after cheetah escapes at Kent Wildlife Park near Hythe

Contributed by editor on Mar 12, 2017 - 10:19 PM

Visitors to Port Lympne Wild Animal Park near Hythe were ushered to 'safe' areas this afternoon, 12 March following reports that a cheetah had escaped from its enclosure.


'Born Free' star congratulates Kent police dog training centre over vital role in fighting illegal ivory trade

Contributed by editor on Feb 15, 2017 - 08:35 AM

Legendary actress and wildlife champion, Virginia McKenna OBE, has congratulated newly qualified Metropolitan Police dog handlers and their dogs, as they graduated from the Training Establishment in Keston, Kent.

Folkestone Academy students donate cash to Stelling Minnis Animal Sanctuary

Contributed by editor on Feb 09, 2017 - 11:55 AM

Students from The Folkestone Academy visited The Lord Whisky Animal Sanctuary in Stelling Minnis to hand over food donations and a cheque for £400 following a series of fundraising activities.

Pooches in Folkestone to be treated to 'chips' for Christmas

Contributed by editor on Dec 03, 2016 - 05:05 PM


Shepway dog owners are being invited to give their pets the best-ever Christmas present.

Critically endangered baby monkey at Canterbury wild animal park needs a name

Contributed by editor on Oct 27, 2016 - 11:15 AM


Primate keepers at Howletts Wild Animal Park, near Canterbury, are celebrating the birth of a critically endangered white naped mangabey, the first of its kind to be born at the park.

Adorable footage released of baby rhino’s first steps at Howletts at Canterbury

Contributed by editor on Oct 26, 2016 - 09:15 AM


Keepers and staff at Howletts Wild Animal Park, near Canterbury, have been celebrating the birth of a delightful baby black rhino.

Zebras making the crossing from Hampshire to Hythe

Contributed by editor on Oct 09, 2016 - 08:05 AM


Keepers at Port Lympne Reserve, home to Kent’s most authentic safari experience, have welcomed five new Chapman’s zebra to the African Experience.


Kent charity needs your help to monitor wildlife in Africa

Contributed by editor on Sep 14, 2016 - 06:20 PM

The Aspinall Foundation, a world leading conservation charity based in Kent, has launched a crowdfunding appeal, to purchase essential camera traps for use in their flagship conservation project, spanning the Batéké Plateau National Park in Gabon

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