City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Wildlife


First Detailed Map of Scotland's Native Woodlands Published

Deer herd at Mar Lodge estate near Braemore

Scotland’s first complete map and dataset of Scotland's native woodlands was revealed yesterday (Monday).

Tian Tian Voted "Favourite Panda Outside China"

Tian Tian

Edinburgh Zoo’s female giant panda Tian Tian, also known as Sweetie, has been voted the "favourite panda outside of China", scooping gold in the "panda version of the

"Tree Spirit" Creature Coming To Streets of Edinburgh

Ghillie Dhu creature

He (or should that be "she") looks like someone who has had an unfortunate accident with a leaf-blower and a tub of glue. Or perhaps it's a character from a horror movie?

Hopes High For Two Scottish Wildcat Kittens

Highland Tiger - Wildcat in Highland Wildlife Park

A bit of good news from up North, after the pregnancy saga of Edinburgh Zoo's guest VIP (Very Important Panda) Tian Tian ended in disappointment last week.

Edinburgh Zoo Centenary Day

Edinburgh Zoo opened on this day in 1913. It was a very different place then. To mark the event the zoo is hosting a variety special events and prize giveaways throughout the day.

Baginda the Tiger’s Birthday

Baginda, Edinburgh Zoo’s female Sumatran tiger, is celebrating her 10th birthday on Saturday 6th April.

25th Edinburgh International Science Festival Looks Into The Future

Ugly Animal Preservation Society

The Edinburgh International Science Festival marks 25 years, from 23rd March, with two weeks of events that look forward to the next 25 y

Film of the Week: Chasing Ice

Chasing Ice - a descent into the ice pit

In 2007, National Geographic photographer James Balog set out to capture man-made global warming in action.

Pandas Mark One Year Anniversary in Edinburgh

Tian Tian eats cake

Edinburgh Zoo's pair of giant pandas, Tian Tian (Sweetie) and Yuang Guang (Sunshine), have lived up to their billing as star attractions a year after their arrival in the capital.

LCV Ceilidh

Our ceilidh is always a fantastic night, and this year the band 'Hud Yer Wheesht' are at the helm.