June update: Ravens at Secret World (Corvus corax)

June update: Ravens at Secret World (Corvus corax)

We rarely get Ravens at Secret World but this year we have four juveniles. They are members of the corvid family but are much larger than their cousins. Ravens are incredibly intelligent and are on par with chimpanzees and dolphins. Capable of solving problems to...
May update: The orphan Season has started!

May update: The orphan Season has started!

This year has had a very quiet start to the season. Our first fox cub arrived having been brought by a dog to its owners in a field. The cub was only a few days old and despite surveying the field, it was impossible to see where it had come from. Luckily the dog was a...
Thanks for an egg-cellent Easter open weekend!

Thanks for an egg-cellent Easter open weekend!

Wow! We want to say a huge thank you to everyone who came along to our open Easter open event. Together, we have raised £13,500! Your overwhelming support will make a huge difference to the animals in our centre, especially the 267 animals we have already taken in so...
Off-road truck appeal

Off-road truck appeal

Many of you will know that we have our own Release Coordinator who searches for release sites for the orphans that come through our doors. It means that most of our orphans go to new homes by first going into temporary aviaries or enclosures to get used to their...
February update: Love is in the air!

February update: Love is in the air!

Spring is in the air and buds on plants and trees are promising that better weather is on the way. Already you should have heard the foxes making a barking noise or uttering unearthly screams which often frightens people. It is the calling sound of the male looking...