Groot to meet you! ONLY at the Monkey Haven
Monkey Haven’s new baby owl – named Groot – is now ready to meet the public, so fly by and say hello this half term! The Eurasian Eagle Owl will grow into a giant bird of prey with a wingspan of nearly 2m. But for now, the fluffy little creature is happy waddling about on the grass. You can meet Groot and the rest of the family at the award-winning keeper talks.
There’s loads to see and do this half term for all the whole family. Don’t miss the visit from the brilliant Isle of Wight Bat Hospital on Monday 27 May when you’ll get the chance to get up close to these rescued mammals. And make sure you’re there for the little birthday parties for Sahara the mischievous Meerkat (Saturday 1 June, noon) and Diamond and Jubilee the twins Marmosets (Sunday 2 June, noon).
You can also see Djimmy and his squeaky toy pigs, meet our rescued tortoises at the reptile talks, go wild in the play areas and download our fun, free App where you can follow trails, and take silly selfies! Plus there’s a great tea room and shop for pocket monkey treats and you can adopt an animal or book in advance to be a Keeper for the Day. Have a happy half term! * Visit Monkeyhaven.org or Facebook for details.