Ed Slater is out for the start of Six Nations with a leg injury Just when he was catching the eye of the new England coach, Leicester Tigers forward Ed Slater has suffered a knee injury that will keep him out of the Six Nations Championship. He damaged the ligaments in his right knee in […]
If you were invited to an attraction named the Parrot Zoo you’d probably expect to see lots of tropical cockatoos, budgerigars and parakeets. Well, the Parrot Zoo in Friskney offers rather more, including Meerkats and a variety of reptiles and, wait for it, a big family of Bengal tigers! The tigers live very peacefully surrounded by […]
Three Siberian tiger cubs have become the must-see attraction at a Chinese zoo. Some visitors are so thrilled by the little tiger trio and their unusual stepmum that they visit them every day. After they were born at Hangzhou Safari Park, their real mum resisted feeding them but the zoo came up with a great […]
YJA has taken a walk on the wild side! Recently, three Year 5 reporters from Burgh School were at the UK’s fastest growing animal collection to check how Friskney zoo’s family of Bengal tigers were adapting to their new surrounds. Steve Nichols, the zoo’s chief executive officer, told YJA that during the winter, […]
Lincolnshire’s Friskney is a bustling village, situated midway between Boston and Skegness. Most people drive through it without a thought but this year it may prove a popular stopping off point, following the arrival of some very special residents. After last year’s £75,000 investment in a new holding enclosure, Friskney’s Parrot Zoo was able to accommodate […]
Harlequins won their first ever English championship title after winning against Leicester Tigers. They both battled there way through the match but Harlequins had the edge. In the first half, Nick Evans kicked three well-stroked penalties and then Tom Williams scored an unconverted try for the Quins in the corner. Against the run of play, […]
We have poverty and famine in a large population of the world – would this attitude be acceptable to human beings?