Park Life Blog

Animal of the Month : February 2020

Wrinkled Hornbill

Wrinkled Hornbill

A large and striking species of bird, the Wrinkled Hornbill is currently listed as endangered and can be found flying... Read more

Animal of the Month : December 2019

Black-Tailed Prairie Dog

Prairie Dog

Despite their name, Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs are actually a species of ground squirrel native to North America and Canada. They... Read more

Animal of the Month : November 2019

Dwarf Mongoose

Dwarf Mongoose

The Dwarf Mongoose is Africa’s smallest carnivore and they come from the grasslands, open forests and bush land of East... Read more

Animal of the Month : October 2019

Binturong

Binturong

An unusual looking animal, the Binturong or ‘Bear-Cat’ comes from the tall forests of South and Southeast Asia. The scientific name... Read more

Animal of the Month : October 2019

Asian Short Clawed Otter

Asian Short Clawed Otter

The Asian Short Clawed Otter is rare amongst its kind in that it lives in highly social family groups. They... Read more

Animal of the Month : August 2019

Yellow Armadillos

Armadillo

A real keepers favourite, the yellow Armadillos are possibly one of the most popular animals at the Park. Our pair... Read more

Animal of the Month : July 2019

Chapman’s Zebra

Chapman's Zebra

The Zebra has long been the emblem of the Cotswold Wildlife Park and they have been a familiar sight at the... Read more

Animal of the Month : June 2019

Giant Anteater

Anteater

These bizarre creatures are native to South America and have a wide and varied range – from humid rainforest to... Read more

Animal of the Month : May 2019

Crowned Sifaka

Named after its call – Shii – fak! (be very careful how you say this!) the Crowned Sifaka is a... Read more

Animal of the Month : April 2019

Ostriches

Female Ostrich

The Ostrich is the largest living bird, standing over 2.5 metres tall and weighing in at 110 kg. They are... Read more

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens