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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
14/02/2017 in Conservation
Just when you are about to give up, four giant armadillos come along at once!
11/02/2017 in Conservation
An update from RZSS WildGenes on the scimitar-horned oryx reintroductions in Chad
23/01/2017 in RZSS
Members of the public are being asked to give their backing to beavers in the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards. The Eurasian beaver is one of four species shortlisted in the ‘Wildlife Success Story’ category following its successful reintroduction to Scotland.