Entries by Sophie Tatton

Students get first hand ‘zoo practices’ experience when introducing porcupines

Animal Management’s  two groups of African Crested Porcupines have finally met! With the assistance from FDSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare and FDSc Zoo Management second year students, the porcupines went through a lengthy eight week introduction process. Student supported with; helping to train the animals to load into a crate, moving the females into an […]

Skype conferencing for RHES

Reaseheath Herpetological and Entomological Society (RHES) were benefited from a guest speaker in virtual form. Colin Stevenson spoke to the society via Skype about his time as director at Madras Crocodile Bank. Now at Crocodiles of the World back in the UK he spoke about the problems faced in India and the comparative difficulties to […]

RHES Raising Funds for their Annual Charity

This year RHES are raising vital funds for their nominated charity Crocodiles of the World. The charity is dedicated to the conservation and education of the world’s crocodiles. RHES members visited Crocodiles of the World last year to learn about the facility and the work carried out there. The group discovered Crocodiles of the World […]

Socials, Events and volunteering

Alright guys, In the next few weeks coming up we have a lot of events coming up. The Valentine’s Day social is on the 13th February- tickets will be on sale in the next couple of days.  Also, we have our Lambing Weekends on the 1st – 2nd and 7th –8th of March. If you would like […]

RHES Help unwanted Reptiles and Raptors

This year RHES (Reaseheath Herpetological and Entomological Society) have been raising money for North Wales Reptile and Raptor Sanctuary (NWRR). So far they have raised a whopping £437.08 through three events. RHES were present at Lambing weekend, Open Day and gained sponsorship through their successful leap of faith. Events included cake and sweet sales, Ozzy […]

Stars of Reaseheath College

Students and staff from Reaseheath College’s Animal Management department started the festive season off with a kick. They dressed up donkeys, ponies and goats in festive decoration to spread Christmas cheer around campus and to raise money for The Donkey Sanctuary. Offerings from the festive parade included chocolates and non-alcoholic mulled wine whilst playing Christmas music […]