The Living Rainforest


Caiman appeal – animal team training begins!

Last week our animal team visited Crocodiles of the World, to get some world class, hands on training. The session was led by Shaun Foggett, the Zoo Director and IUCN SSC Crocodil...

Posted: 10 Apr 2019

Help us bring two dwarf caiman to the Rainforest

This cheeky pair were confiscated from the pet trade and for the last 18 months have been living at a zoo in Birmingham. They are growing fast and running out of space so The Livin...

Posted: 27 Mar 2019

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Support the Living Rainforest and get the chance to win £25,000 every week!

We’ve joined up with West Berkshire lottery to offer you the chance to win £25,000, while supporting our work. We are a small team and need your help to continue to provide ...

Posted: 28 Feb 2019

Rio the iguana

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