Fota Wildlife Park
01/19/2017 at 16:55. Facebook
A balmy day here today in Fota Wildlife Park. #sunny
#Batak #tigers. Don't miss this beautiful weather.
Fota Wildlife Park
yesterday at 20:47. Facebook
The cold start of the year is a great time to check out the frogs in our tropical house. It is also great time for any photographers hoping to try out some #macro photography. Our tropical house is open daily 10.30am - 4pm! [ Fotawildlife.ie Link ]
Fota Wildlife Park
01/17/2017 at 20:51. Facebook
We love #fanpics and here are some great shots from the wildlife park sent into us from Dezső Tóth. Thanks for sharing Dezső! [ Fotawildlife.ie Link ]
Fota Wildlife Park
01/16/2017 at 20:51. Facebook
Our tropical house is best known for butterflies and frogs but it is also home to 28 species of fish! Including a kids favourite, the clown fish. The tropical house is open daily 10.30am - 4pm and is a great spot to warm up on winter walks! [ Fotawildlife.ie Link ]
Fota Wildlife Park
01/15/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
If you missed Ear to The Ground on RTE One this week which includes Fota Wildlife Park's John McLaughlin on the journey of the Natterjack Toad from Kerry to Fota and back again - then you can catch it here:
Fota Wildlife Park
01/14/2017 at 19:29. Facebook
Looking to waddle out for some fresh air this weekend? We are open tomorrow from 10am to 4.30pm with last entry at 3pm. [ Fotawildlife.ie Link ]
Fota Wildlife Park
01/13/2017 at 19:50. Facebook
#January #Nativespecies Did you know that the Red Squirrel does not hibernate in winter. Breeding usually begins in January or February. After a gestation period of five to six weeks, the female gives birth to a litter of between one to six kittens. For more on this and other native species in the Wildlife Park see our website:
Fota Wildlife Park
01/12/2017 at 20:52. Facebook
Reusing some of Christmas in the wildlife park! Our European Bison are enjoying some enrichment with an old Christmas tree in their enclosure at the moment. Bison like rubbing against trees or boulders. To learn more about this animal visit, [ Fotawildlife.ie Link ]
#BTYoungscientist - Images taken today at the official opening officiated by President Higgins, of the 53rd BT Young Scientist And Technology Exhibition in Dublin. Good luck to all involved from Lynda McSweeney, Head of Education at Fota Wildlife Park – who is a member of the panel of expert judges at the 2017 Exhibition.
Tonight on RTÉ One you will be able to see Fota Wildlife Park's own John McLaughlin on Ear to the Ground at 20.30 talking about the Natterjack Toad.
Today #SavetheEaglesDay is being recognised in American as they continue to work at improving thire number of bald eagles. Here in the wildlife park you can see the White-tailed Sea eagle. This bird became extinct in Ireland in the early 1900s, but is now being introduced into the wilds in Kerry. To learn more about these eagles visit [ Fotawildlife.ie Link ]
Planning a day out for the weekend? Our activities team are running wintry-themed arts and crafts in the Education Centre daily from 11am-4pm until Sunday 8th Jan. Thanks to Eoin, Molly and Michelle for these pictures taken today in the education centre.
Get out for a stretch of the legs in this chilly weather at Fota Wildlife Park. We're celebrating the 12 days of Christmas with winter-themed activities in the Education Centre until the 8th Jan. Thanks to Henry O'Brien for these #fanfotas taken yesterday.
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Some lovely #fanpic shots of a few of our cats in the park taken by John J Chalmers in the park last week. If you are planning a winter walk through the park this week remember we have seasonal arts & crafts for kids on daily until Sunday 8th. [ Fotawildlife.ie Link ]
Congratulations to Sandra Purcell our 12 Days of Christmas competition winner! We are open as normal this week with Seasonal Arts & Crafts taking place daily 11-4 in our Education centre until January 8th. [ Fotawildlife.ie Link ]
Thanks to Mark Hennessy for this shot of his visit to the park yesterday and in 1984!
We are open as normal tomorrow from 10am! Last entry is at 3pm and the park closes at 4.30pm.
Just one day left in the year and one day left to enter our 12 days of Christmas competition where one lucky family will win a day pass to the wildlife park and one night B&B at Cork International Hotel and evening meal in The New Yorker Bar and Bistro for two adults and two children. To enter visit [ Fotawildlife.ie Link ]