Exotics news & views

 

Wild or captive there is no such thing as a safe tiger

31st May

 

Charity status does not guarantee good animal welfare

19th April 2017

 

If so, YOU NEED TO READ THIS!

16th April 2017

 

A statement on the incident at Cincinnati Zoo on May 28th.

6th June 2016

 

How you can help hedgehogs!

5th May 2016

 

Why it is always best to leave rescue to the professionals

5th May 2016

 

Looking for a career with animals?

22nd April 2016

 

The reality behind this "cute" trend

30th March 2016

 

How can anyone think that captivity is better than the wilderness?!

21st February 2016

 

We don't like pet parties, here's why!

26th June 2015

 

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Meet the Owner-Operator, Clare Barnard BSc.(Hons)

 

Clare is a research scientist and PhD candidate at the University of Lincoln where she is studying wildlife conservation and the direct impact of the exotic pet trade on wild animal populations.  She will be working from the Laboratory of Evolutionary Ecology of Adaptations.  Clare has also been honoured to become part of the Global Amphibian Biodiversity research team.

 

Clare has almost 20 years professional experience in the husbandry of exotic animals a specialism in the genetics of British herpetofauna.  She has worked with wild Adders (Vipera berus) and endangered Natterjack Toads (Epidalea calamita) under Natural England license conditions.  Clare has worked as a zookeeper and within private collections including her own.  She lives in rural North Warwickshire, on-site at Grace's Rest, with a whole host of animals!

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