Renovating our Otter Enclosure appeal

Renovating our Otter Enclosure appeal

In 2007 three tiny otter cubs, Splish, Splash and Splosh, arrived at Secret World on January 1st. With your help we were able to build a new otter pen with a large otter pond which has now been used for many otter cubs over the last 15 years. This enclosure now needs...
September update: The smallest baby

September update: The smallest baby

The autumn fruits and berries are welcome to all the animals hoping to put on weight or makes stores ready for the winter. With such a hot summer many trees and shrubs will not be bearing such large quantities as normal, so any food that we can supplement in our...
July update: A rescue that was a ‘trifle’ exciting!

July update: A rescue that was a ‘trifle’ exciting!

A call to Secret World Wildlife Rescue at East Huntspill over the weekend was received from a local firm that makes desserts. A greedy herring gull was attracted to a container of waste jam and custard and managed to dive in before the lid was closed. A member of our...
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...
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...