Bringing home the bears - An insight into the fascinating history of Free the Bears

24/05/2017 in RZSS

The extraordinary story of how a British-born grandmother started Free the Bears.


An introduction to Project Pinnamin

16/05/2017 in Conservation

Project Pinnamin is a study of the marine ecology, breeding biology and survival of the northern rockhopper penguin.


Make some noise for the natterjack

28/04/2017 in Conservation

Make some noise for the natterjack


Rare Leopards are out of sight at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park

22/04/2017 in Highland Wildlife Park

Keepers at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park are excited to unveil the work they have been doing behind the scenes to help the rarest big cat in the world, the Amur leopard, in time for Earth Day on the 22nd April. Construction recently finished on a very large facility that encloses a wonderful portion of natural Highland habitat that despite its high profile inhabitants, will not be on show to visitors.


Sir David Attenborough helps bring RZSS armadillo project to life on screen

07/04/2017 in RZSS

The award-winning conservation and education work carried out by RZSS’s Conservation Project Manager, Arnaud Desbiez, and his team is being highlighted in an upcoming BBC television documentary called Hotel Armadillo. The Natural World documentary, which is narrated by Sir David Attenborough, is due to air on Friday 7 April at 9pm on BBC2.


WildGenes Blog Counting capercaillie using feathers from the forest floor…

25/03/2017 in RZSS

DNA analysis is a powerful tool when it comes to informing conservation practices and population management. For instance, did you know it can be used to evaluate the number of individuals in the wild without actually having to see them?


RZSS Giant Armadillo Project - Caught on camera

15/03/2017 in Conservation

The RZSS Giant Armadillo Project team have caught a wide variety of diffent species using giant armadillo burrows using camera traps.


World Wildlife Day 2017 - Survey of uncharted Myanmar region finds Southeast Asia’s last great wilderness

03/03/2017 in Conservation

Camera trap surveys by the Karen Wildlife Conservation Initiative (KWCI), with support from RZSS, WWF and other partners, have found at least 31 mammals including tigers, leopards and Asian Elephants in a region previously inaccessible to biologists and conservationists for security and political reasons.

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