All posts tagged "wildlife"

  • Half-price Knowsley Safari Adventure This Half-Term

    Kids can visit Knowsley Safari Park for half the usual price during the February half-term holidays. Between Saturday 10 and Sunday 25 February 2018, the £13.50 entry fee has been slashed to £6.75 for children accompanied by...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • Kids’ Competition to Celebrate Knowsley Safari’s new ‘Wolf Country’

    (Press release) Children across the North West are being invited to flip conventional fairy tales on their head by turning the big, bad wolf into the hero. To celebrate the opening of Knowsley Safari’s new Wolf Country, the popular...

    • Posted August 29, 2017
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  • Prescot Cemetery, Stadt Moers Park in the Running for up to £12k

    Two Prescot community groups are in the running to receive £8,000, £10,000 or £12,000 from Tesco’s Bags for Help scheme. The Friends of Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard and the Friends of Stadt Moers Park were both successful...

    • Posted February 29, 2016
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  • Babies Arrive at Knowsley Safari Park

    (Scroll down for video!) Visitors to Knowsley Safari Park will hear the pitter-patter of tiny webbed feet this half-term, following the arrival of two capbybara pups. Smudge and Sprout were born to Mrs Brown and Benny in the...

    • Posted February 16, 2015
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  • Our Patch: Things That Go Snuffle in the Night

    As lovely as the colours of the autumn are, catching our eye at the moment around our lovely patch, this column is a little monochromatic and necessarily so. We have a lot of nature that is unseen,...

    • Posted November 18, 2014
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  • New Kiang Herd for Britain’s Best Safari Park

    Knowsley Safari Park is home to a new herd of Kiang, the largest species of wild ass. Dad Alistair, 12, mother Soba, 7, and son Khal, 5 months, are joined by a one-year-old filly called Amala. The...

    • Posted November 6, 2014
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  • Our Patch: Save Whiston’s Greenbelt

    I come to my computer with my heart still pounding, struggling to regulate my breath after witnessing an amazing life or death situation happen in our patch. I was walking on the fields behind Foxshaw Close and,...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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  • Our Patch: Buzzards, Bees & Berries

    When you have a dog that doesn’t get along with other dogs, you are always on the look out for some poor pooch approaching in the hope of making friends. Whilst I was looking across the farmer’s...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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  • Our Patch: No Sting in the Tail

    Well the summer is turning out quite a peach isn’t it? Lots of dry, sunny days (even at weekends) to keep us outdoors, and even just staying in the garden can reveal some interesting creatures that we...

    • Posted July 29, 2014
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  • Our Patch: Sounds of Spring

    Can there be a lovelier sound than the dawn chorus of spring? Leaving the windows open may result in us getting up earlier, but what a way to be awoken. The Blackbirds’ familiar song is tuneful and...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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