A brand new Otter enclosure is now open at the Tropical Butterfly House in North Anston. ‘Otter Springs’ is home to two short-clawed Otters, Raiden and Nuri, and is expected to wow visitors.More
An invasion of the crustacean kind is expected at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium in February 2014 as a new exhibition featuring some stunning species of crabs opens. CLAWS will bring together a spectacular collection of the "B-movie monsters" of the marine world, from the gigantic Japanese Spider crab (which can grow to 12 feet long) and the colourful Rainbow crab to the humble blue lobster (they only go pink if they’re cooked!)More
Mike Bungard, Curator of Lower Vertebrates and Invertebrates
Paignton Zoo 2014 is the Year of the Invertebrate! Investigate, the striking new invertebrate exhibit in the heart of Paignton Zoo, opens in April. It’s a fitting tribute to Dr David Stradling, the late Chairman of the Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust, an entomologist and ecologist who specialised in leaf-cutter ants and tarantulas.