Blog (September 2023) - Experience Bedfordshire

  • Precious Escargot: Extinct snails head back to the wild
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    Precious Escargot: Extinct snails head back to the wild

    Whipsnade zookeeper releases thousands of extinct snails back to French Polynesian islands.Thousands of Extinct-in-the-Wild tropical tree snails bred at British conservation zoos have been flown more than 15,000km, accompanied by a Whipsnade Zookeeper - to be reintroduced to their French Polynesian island home.

  • Escape the city this autumn

    Escape the city this autumn

    Now the summer is over and real life has kicked back in, why not escape the hustle and bustle of the city for the calm countryside of Bedfordshire? The county can be reached in under 2 hours from London by car and there are regular transport links from major stations across the city to places like Bedford, Luton and Woburn.

  • Peek-a-boo at Whipsnade Zoo

    Peek-a-boo at Whipsnade Zoo

    A Francois langur baby pokes his amber head out from his mum’s tender embrace, as Whipsnade zookeepers celebrate the new birth as part of a successful European breeding programme for the Endangered species.