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Events @ Shepreth

illustration-meercatThere are always lots of exciting events at the wildlife park including the free daily animal talks that our team deliver every day.

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Please note:

  • Normal admission fee applies to all events
  • Discount off admission (members rate) for all visitors who come by train and produce a valid train ticket at our entrance gates
  • All events are managed by Shepreth Wildlife Conservation Charity (SWCC) with all proceeds going to the SWCC Hedgehog Hospital and other global conservation project
  • We reserve the right to remove any of these products or events without notice

Amba the Tiger (04.08.98 – 21.11.18)

We are sorry to be announcing very sad news to you.

We have been discussing Amba’s health more intensively with our vet over the past couple of weeks, and it is with incredible sadness that we inform you Amba was put to sleep earlier this morning.

Amba has been with us since 2001 and had recently turned 20 years old. However, the deterioration over the last few weeks with her arthritis, meant she had started to struggle with her mobility. It was an incredibly hard decision for her team and vet to make to put her to sleep, but it was the only right decision for her as her welfare remains our top priority, especially over our own emotions. It was very peaceful and she was among all her keepers who had cared for her so passionately over the years.

Amba will always remain a strong character at the wildlife park. Her arrival, alongside her companion Rana 17 years ago, brought about the pivotal change of what was then WillersMill Wild Animal Sanctuary, to become Shepreth Wildlife Park, with a strong focus on conservation. Together, the two tigers aided their keepers to help raise over £60,000 for tiger conservation projects throughout Asia, while raising awareness about the plight of the tiger to thousands of visitors every year.

She will be deeply missed by all that know her.

Thank you for your understanding at this very sad time.

 

 Building Works: 

  • Adjacent to the black & white ruffed lemur:  New enclosure  under construction. Due Summer 2019

Keeper Talks available-daily

  • 11.00: African Sands Talk
  • 11.30: Hidden Treasures
  • 12.00: Nocturnal House Feeding
  • 12.30: Tropical House Talk
  • 13.00: Red Panda Talk
  • 13.30: Birds of Prey 
  • 14.00: Tiger Talk (With the sad passing of Amba there will no longer be a tiger feed at 2pm)
  • 14.30: Ruffed Lemur Feeding
  • 15.00: Discovery Centre Experience: Animal Encounters
  • 15.30: Otter Feeding 
  • 16.00: Meerkat Talk

Please note: due to unforeseen circumstances some or all of these talks may be cancelled without notice.