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Head Keeper with Falcon


There’s always something new happening at The Tropical Butterfly House – keep up to date with all the latest animal antics from Animal Presenter, Heather Scott.

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This year, we celebrated our 20th anniversary and it’s amazing how much the park has developed from the small beginnings when there was just the Butterfly House! As a zoo with around 100,000 visitors a year, we’ve come such a long way – but we know there are people …

Introducing baby “Blue”

“Blue” – Photograph by James Davies Photography

We’re pleased to announce a new addition to the centre; this is “Blue”, our Pale Chanting Goshawk (Melierax canorus) who is now almost 7 weeks old. 

During breeding season, males make a tuneful whistling call. This YouTube clip is a recording of the unique sound they make.

Three Ring-tailed Lemurs born!

 1st April 2014


The Tropical Butterfly House in North Anston, Sheffield has announced the birth of three Ring-tailed Lemurs. This is the first time the park’s Lemurs have bred and all three of the babies and mums are reported to be doing very well.

The state of …