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Welcome Rio the iguana

Green iguanas (Iguana iguana) are from Central & South America and the Caribbean. They are strong swimmers and enjoy resting on tree branches. Not all green iguanas are in fact...

Posted: 3 Dec 2018

Christmas gifts for animal lovers

Stuck for Christmas gift ideas for animal loving friends and family? Read our guide to unusual animal themed gifts offered at the Living Rainforest. Meet a marmoset Our Keeper Exp...

Posted: 8 Nov 2018

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Christmas craft fair at the Living Rainforest

We’re pleased to announce the launch of our new Green Christmas Craft Fair. Over two weekends in November the Living Rainforest will be offering a range of original gifts th...

Posted: 13 Sep 2018

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New bromeliad plant display open

We’re proud to announce that our stunning new bromeliad plant display is open. See more than 30 species of bromeliad at the Living Rainforest, including a number of rare and ...

Posted: 10 Aug 2018

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Enjoy the tropics for free this summer

We are offering free one day tickets to a few lucky winners to enjoy a tropical island experience this summer at the Living Rainforest. Explore the plants and sea life of tropical ...

Posted: 3 Aug 2018

Family activities this summer

Join us at the Living Rainforest this summer and discover the rainforest right on your doorstep. Each day we will have crafts and family games from 11am to 3pm. You’ll have t...

Posted: 19 Jul 2018

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New toucan enclosure opens

We are delighted to announce that our newest resident, a stunning channel billed toucan called Edwin, has moved into his new enclosure. Edwin is settling in well and getting on wit...

Posted: 19 Jul 2018

Play area transformed thanks to Vodafone volunteers

We are extremely grateful to the two teams of volunteers from Vodafone, led by Emily Hunt and Sharon Maggs, who transformed our children’s play area. Our adventure playground...

Posted: 12 Jul 2018

Jade Vine blooms for May Day bank holiday

Calling all rare plant lovers! The Living Rainforest’s spectacular Jade Vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys) has begun flowering again, after taking the last few years off to rest...

Posted: 28 Apr 2018

Sustainable Futures exhibit opens

We’re pleased to announce the opening of our new, interactive exhibit, in the Human Impact Building. Explore the different layers of tropical rainforest life. Can you guess which...

Posted: 14 Mar 2018