Curraghs Wildlife Park

Ballaugh, Ramsey, Isle of Man IN7 5EA

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News Archive

Below are the news reports for Curraghs Wildlife Park, covering significant events concerning the animal collection, such as births, arrivals, departures, and deaths.

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Birth: February 2012

A litter of baby Meerkats has been born.

Birth: December 2011

A Penguin chick has hatched.

Arrival: Autumn 2011

A female European Elk called Willow has arrived from the Highland Wildlife Park.

Birth: 10 August 2010

Red-handed Tamarin twins have been born.

Arrival: June 2010

Three Meerkats, two males and a female, have arrived, to take up residence in a new enclosure.

Birth: 22 October 2009

A baby Tapir has been born.

Birth: 2 September 2009

A baby Colombian Spider Monkey has been born, to parents Bolivia and Kieron. Great news for this critically endangered species.

Birth: 15 June 2009

A Humboldt Penguin chick has hatched.

Birth: 19 March 2009

Two baby Capybaras have been born.

Arrival: March 2009

More male Rodrigues Island Fruit Bats have arrived from London Zoo.

Arrival: Summer 2008

Some Marine (or Cane) Toads have arrived, to go on show in The Ark.

Arrival: Winter 2008

Recent arrivals include: a pair of European Beavers, European Otters, and two female Spider Monkeys (mother and baby) to join the resident males Danny and Kieron.

Death: August 2007

The female Red Panda that gave birth last month has sadly had to be put to sleep due to suffering from an aggressive cancer. The baby, now called Maggie, is being hand-reared by keepers and doing well.

Birth: 1 July 2007

Baby Red Panda born.

Arrival: November 2006

Large group of male Rodrigues Island Fruit Bats arrived. These are one of the rarest bats in the world, and are now housed in the Life on Islands exhibit, with both indoor and outdoor enclosures.

Birth: July 2006

Red Panda cub born.


Where possible, the dates given are for the event itself, but some zoos do not make this information available, when the date of announcement is used instead.

Seasons: Winter = Jan - Mar, Spring = Apr - Jun, Summer = Jul - Sept, Autumn = Oct - Dec.

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