Hearts melt as otter cub rescued

Rescued orphaned otter cub makes hearts melt at Secret World Wildlife Rescue
A tiny otter cub was rescued on Saturday (10th February) in Bridgwater, Somerset by Secret World Wildlife Rescue – the charity’s first otter cub of the year.
Hidden in reeds, the young cub had been calling for its mother since 5am, but its calls were becoming weaker.
Being only too aware of the bitterly cold weather and how long the cub had been calling, Laura Benfield, Head of Animal Care at Secret World, went with animal carer Sarah Tingvoll to assess the situation and rescue her if necessary. The cub was very feisty when she was rescued with nets but soon became very weak and tired after being left for so long. 


Love is in the Air for Batty Pair

Love is in the air on Valentine’s Day for a rare grey long-eared bat which was rescued in October by Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill.
The bat, named Gandalf by rescuers, is about to be released by the RSPCA with a new-found female companion, Merri. Gandalf and Merri were paired up together at RSPCA West Hatch Wildlife Centre in Taunton and they will both be released together in the spring. 


Brave the fire for injured wildlife

People are being asked to take on the hottest walk of their lives in aid of a wildlife.

The New Year is often the time for resolutions and if you are looking to challenge yourself then look no further.

Secret World Wildlife Rescue, based in Highbridge, is running a sponsored fire walk in February. They are looking for brave souls to put their best foot forward and walk over red-hot wood embers of up to 800 degrees.


Holy Auction, Batman!

Secret World Wildlife Rescue will be putting a life-size replica of Batman (Arkham Knight) up for auction to raise funds for its bat rescue work.

When staff at the LOUD shop in Leicester heard that Secret World had recently rescued a very rare grey long-eared bat, they offered to donate a life-size replica of the famous comic figure to help the charity raise money for its work. (more…)

Get into the Christmas Spirit with Secret World this December

Secret World Wildlife Rescue will be holding a series of festive events and activities this December to help young and old get into a jolly mood for the holiday season.

With a Santa’s grotto, craft workshops and carol singing, the wildlife rescue charity will be catering to everyone young and old. And the money raised will also ensure the animals in Secret World’s care will get the best Christmas possible.