The Happy List

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By Penelope Bielckus Being stuck indoors is never ideal, especially when the weather is starting to get warmer (in theory, anyway... does anyone else feel...

A Zookeepers Diary: May 2020

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On the 12th of March the Alameda Wildlife Conservation Park took the difficult and relatively early decision to close the park to the public...

The Happiness Foundation

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Kath Temple, The Success & Happiness Psychologist is a warm and inspiring modern-day Jedi who knows the art and science of radical transformation. She...

I’m Autistic, What’s Your Superpower?

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Just a note in this article I will be using Identity First Language (Autistic Person) rather than Person First Language (Person with Autism). As it tends to be...

A Zookeepers Diary: Break destructive, old habits

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They say, the busier you are, the quicker time passes, and this year really has flown by at the Alameda Wildlife Conservation Park. Although at...

Little Santas for Seniors

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By Kristel Coombes “Look carefully because what you’ll see is not what you just saw.”  (Da Vinci) I sat in the far corner of the room,...

A Zookeepers Diary: What colour is your footprint?

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For a zoo as small as the Alameda Wildlife Conservation Park (AWCP), collaboration is everything. The park is situated within the stunning Gibraltar Botanic...

A Zookeepers Diary November 2019

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As the nights draw in and Autumn is upon us, the staff at the AWCP have already been preparing the animals and enclosures for...

Mola Mola: The Oceanic Sunfish

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The word ‘mola’ is derived from the Latin for millstone, a large round stone which was used to grind grain. This is mostly due...

A Zookeepers Diary September 2019

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Summer can take its toll on any green areas in the Mediterranean. Despite being situated in the lush green Botanic Gardens, the Wildlife Park...