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It's that time of the month again when we let you know what's been happening at the Wildwood Trust and what we have planned for the near future. We have lots of exciting events at the park during Easter, Spring news, an avian update and some upcoming fundraising events that you can get involved in.
It's been a busy month. We have had a visit from the Lord Mayor of Canterbury to welcome our new choughs to the park, we've had six new wolves arrive at our Escot park and they're settling in well, our hibernating animals have woken up and the bears are close to being moved into their large enclosure. Read below to find out more!
If you want to find out more about any of the happenings at Wildwood, then please get in touch and thank you for your continued support!

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Mike Dilger investigates the British Grass Snake & how it glides through the water. 

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Wildwood Trust's Annual Report for 2015/2016, covering both our Kent and Devon sites, is now available to view. Just click on this link.

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It's that time of the month again when we let you know what's been happening at the Wildwood Trust and what we have planned for the near future. We have lots of exciting events at the park during half-term, new research initiatives and partnerships, a new aquarium and some upcoming fundraising events that you can get involved in.

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Welcome to 2017 and may we wish you all a prosperous and healthy New Year! With the start of another year, we wanted to take this opportunity to review our favourite happenings at Wildwood Kent and Wildwood Devon in 2016, and also look forward to what is shaping up to be a fantastic 2017. We'll be focussing on the animals of course, but also letting you know some of our staff's personal highlights as well as a taster of what's happening as the year goes on.
Thank you all for your continued support!

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Kent- based Conservation Charity and Wildlife Park the Wildwood Trust, based in Herne, is celebrating some big wins after receiving Nationally recognised Zoo awards.
The Trust, which was the only recipient in the South East outside London, was presented with three Bronze awards by BIAZA (British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums) at their recent national conference held at Marwell Zoo.            

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It's a very rare thing to have everybody agreeing on anything, but for what we believe may be the first time in history, every single weather agency is in agreement that a heatwave is due to blast Kent over the coming week. So how, you may ask, do wildlife parks make sure that their animals do not overheat in the sweltering temperatures? We can't speak for all parks, but our very own Peter Smith will be talking live to Radio Kent at 7.30am this coming Monday 15th August about the lengths that the team at Wildwood go to in order to make sure that our animals are kept cool.

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England’s largest outdoor learning initiative, the Natural Connections Demonstration Project, has just published evidence extolling the benefits of learning outdoors.

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Three extremely rare Scottish Wildcat kittens have made their first appearance at Wildwood, near Herne Bay in Kent.
The two females and one boy are now 11 weeks old but have been off show to visitors until all their vaccinations had been completed.

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