Hopefully, some of our favourite places to see animals will be re-opening soon, but in the meantime, you can keep up with all the spring arrivals online!
We’ve listed some of the best places you can see all the spring arrivals online at the moment right here in York and further afield, along with some of our favourite videos.
Piglets Adventure Farm
We’re loving watching Farmer Ed & Samuel feed all the animals and watch the new little lambs being born on their Facebook Page here. Check out the latest 3 new arrivals in the video below.
Cannon Hall Farm
The farm might be currently closed but 450 lambs will still be born there and Cannon Hall Farm wants to share that with you. See tiehr Facebook page here. Check out this baby calf that has just arrived!
Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Visit the Yorkshire Wildlife Park Facebook Page for daily updates on how the rangers are looking after the animals whilst the park is closed and LIVE sessions looking inside the park at the different animals. Find out all about the tigers in the video below.
Keep a lookout for all the new arrivals at Temple Newsam You can find it on the Facebook Page. You can check out some of the new arrivals at the farm in the video below.
Enjoy some brilliant video footage of The Deep, including finding time in the lagoons and plenty of fantastic underwater facts! Find out more on The Deep Facebook Page. Enjoy watching the fish being fed in the video below.
Why not virtuall visit a zoo around the world?
There are loads of online resources and virtual tours, videos etc aimed at getting kids up close to different animals. Here are a couple of ideas:
San Diago Zoo has a website dedicated to kids where they can learn all about their favourite animals. as well as watching Live Cams and videos of them. There’s also games and activities (including crafts) to keep them entertained including making animal Glove Puppets and Pet Piñatas.
Monterey Bay Aquarium offers a fantastic insight into the antics of the sea life they house through their ten webcams. Check out what the sea otters are getting up to, marvel at the jellyfish and even catch a glimpse of a shark.
Edinburgh Zoo Panda, penguin, tiger and koala webcams are all available to watch.