An amazing alliance between the WWF wildlife charity and Coca Cola looks set to start a three year global mission to save the polar bears in the Arctic.
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Well, it’s that time of the year again at the Aspinall Foundation parks. After enjoying plenty of festive cheer over Christmas and New Year, it’s back to work for the keepers at the Port Lympne Wild Animal Park as they have the unenviable tasks of counting up all the animals across the park.
Sad news coming through from the British conservation group LionAid, who have reported that the West African lion is now on the brink of extinction. These beautiful animals are now estimated to be numbered at less than 700 in the wild, with the number dropping rapidly across the continent at a worrying pace.
Did you know that dolphins can stay awake for up to 15 days on the trot, they’re the Keith Richards of the sea! They manage this amazing feat by putting half of their brain to sleep whilst the other stays awake. This puts a completely different spin of the phrase ‘being half asleep’!
Amazing news coming though from Uganda, where Mountain Gorilla numbers have risen by 10% in the last two years alone. The Mountain Gorilla, which has been on the critically endangered list for many years, are a subspecies of the Eastern Lowland Gorilla. They live in mountain forests in only two areas of the world, South West Uganda and a range of extinct volcanoes on the border of Congo, Uganda and Rwanda.