Working in the UK
Howletts and Port Lympne Wild Animal Parks are renowned for high standards of animal welfare and captive breeding for endangered species.
We are world leaders in breeding western lowland gorillas and we have seen 146 born in our Parks to date. We are proud of our achievements so far, some of which are listed below...
- The first successful captive birth in Britain of a Javan Gibbon in 1982
- We have celebrated the first ever Honey Badger born in captivity in 1973
- Howletts houses the largest herd herd of African Elephant in the UK
- We are Europe's largest breeders of Clouded Leopards & Fishing Cats
- We have celebrated over 40 Eastern Black Rhino births in the Parks