Today is your last chance to enter our photography competition for a chance to win a silver adoption pack for the animal of your choice!

Enter your photos here: [ Woobox.com Link ]
This young, male Turkmenian markhor is growing into his his distinctive beard and spiral horns, which when fully grown can reach up to 1.6m long.

Did you know the name "markhor" probably came from the Pushto words "mar" and "akhur", translated as "snake-horn" and it is because of their horns they risk becoming endangered as the horns are prized by both trophy hunters and the traditional...
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We have had some fantastic entries in our photgraphy competition so far, including the ones below.

Closing date is 19 February. Enter now for a chance to win a silver adoption pack for the animal of your choice!: [ Woobox.com Link ]
Happy Valentine's Day!

Snow leopards Chan and Animesh are each others purr-fect Valentine.

Thanks to Kev Blackband for sharing this beautiful photo with us.
Lovely photo of the Arctic fox pair.

Thanks to Catherine Miller for sharing
Competition Time!

Love is all around this February half-term and we want our visitors to help us photograph the moment! Enter your best photographs from Highland Wildlife Park for a chance to win a silver adoption pack for the animal of your choice!

Enter here: [ Socsi.in Link ]
Learn more about the animals living at the Park on your next visit with our new, expanded daily talks programme, including the red panda, Northern lynx and European grey wolves.

See the full list here: [ Highlandwildlifepark.org.uk Link ]
We want to hear your views!

We are looking for 6 volunteers to share their ideas about native wildlife, how people relate to it, and its future in the UK.

Can you join us on Thursday 9th or Saturday 18th of March 2017, at the Highland Wildlife Park, 10.30am to 12.00pm?

If you are over 18 years of age and would like to take part please email Adriana on:...
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Our social media fans have been sharing some fantastic photos with us recently, including this one by Alison MacTavish.

See some of our favourites here: [ Socsi.in Link ]
The new Highland Wildlife Blog - More Than Just A Zoo by our Head of Living Collections, Douglas Richardson, looks at the increasing role that reputable zoological collections play in conserving wildlife in the wild.

Read it here: [ Socsi.in Link ]

This piece was first published in the Strathspey & Badenoch Herald
Don't forget to book your ticket to see Dr Seuss' The Lorax as part of the Food on film Festival at the Park on 5 February. Plus try some delicious insect snacks including buffalo worms or chocolate coated crickets. Are you brave enough?!

This event is free with Park entry but spaces are limited, book yours now: [ Highlandwildlifepark.org.uk Link ]
Happy #WorldWetlandsDay!

A number of wild wetland bird species can be seen at the Park at various times throughout the year, including oystercatchers, barnacle geese and greylag geese. Keep an eye out for them as you go round the main reserve.
Learn more about the conservation breeding facilities for the Scottish wildcat located at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park in this short video
Our female polar bear, Victoria is now back on show to visitors.

Please read the full update here: [ Highlandwildlifepark.org.uk Link ]
Who couldn't fall in love with the adorable Arctic fox?

If he has captured your heart why not take out an animal adoption pack today. Alternatively you can pick your favourite animal at the Park and you will be helping to support the conservation work of RZSS.

Adopt today: [ Socsi.in Link ]
New photography tour dates for April and May 2017 just announced!

So if you love visiting RZSS Highland Wildlife Park and photographing wildlife? Why not book a place and join our experienced guide to get close-up photos that wouldn't be possible on a normal visit.

Book now: [ Highlandwildlifepark.org.uk Link ]
Join us on 5 February when we will be showing Dr Seuss' The Lorax as part of the Food on film Festival. Plus your chance to to try some delicious insect snacks including buffalo worms or chocolate coated crickets, if you are brave enough.

This event is free with Park entry but spaces are limited, book yours now: [ Highlandwildlifepark.org.uk Link ]
When you next visit the Park why not sign up for one of our daily Land Rover tours of the Main Reserve.

Learn more about the animals that live there including the herd of European bison, red deer, bukhara deer, elk, Przewalski's horses and wild birds.

[ Highlandwildlifepark.org.uk Link ]
We're delighted that the Eurasian beaver is one of four species shortlisted in the β€˜Wildlife Success Story’ category in the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2017, following its successful reintroduction to Scotland.

The winner will be decided by a public vote so please help it win by voting online now: [ Countryfile.com Link ]

Photo by Steve Gardner
Our social media fans have been sharing some great photos with us over the last couple of weeks.

Including some great snow photos like this one by taylordundee on Instagram: [ Socsi.in Link ]