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Godfrey our soft-shelled turtle

1545595_895921807096210_7970581455909351872_nGodfrey is a real Birdworld character, at almost 30 years of age he has quite the story behind him! He came to Birdworld when specialist care was required for his wellbeing but as a youngster he was known to escape from his tank and chase his owners pet Siamese cat! Godfrey can be see in Underwater World and now lives in the correct environment for his species.

Birds – and so much more!

Join us for a great, fun family day out! The 26 acre park is home to hundreds of unusual birds, and we also have a fabulous farm, (that is also home to a pair of reindeer!) an aquarium and the wonderful Forest Lodge Garden Centre so there really is a packed day out to be had for all ages! We have a busy schedule of daily events. Brightly coloured birds, fabulous keeper talks and feeds and two amazing daily shows, the Outdoor Flying Display and the Discovery Theatre Show.

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    Birdworld.. or Dinoworld?


    Breaking news! DNA – found in a museum specimen of the extinct elephant bird (Aepyornis maximus) and implanted into an emu egg – is developing at Birdworld. DNA extracted from a sub-fossilised elephant bird egg held by the Natural History Museum, has been added to a germ cell in an unfertilised emu egg. To the delight of staff at Birdworld, the egg has shown signs of developing and it is hoped will produce the first live elephant bird since 1880 when the giant species died out. Birdworld hopes to play a key role in this incredible work, alongside leading scientists from around the world. The developing chick provides hope not only for the resurrection of the elephant bird but also for species such as the Dodo and the Passenger Pigeon. It appears that extinction need not be forever…

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