Simi’s story

January 28, 2016

18 months ago zoo director Charlotte Corney was alerted to the plight of a female tiger called Simi who had been seized on welfare grounds from a travelling circus near Hamburg.

Amazing Animal Journeys

January 25, 2016
Amazing Animal Journeys by Chris Packham

Chris’s beautiful, fact-filled picture book is a perfect introduction to the natural world for all young nature lovers. Stunningly illustrated by Harry Potter cover artist Jason Cockroft and out on 28th January.

Pip the Squirrel

January 22, 2016

Charming stories and animations to open young minds to the treasures of wildlife and the natural world. Pip DVD’s, books and toys created to be every child’s favourite nature companion.

Fingers in the Sparkle Jar

November 24, 2015

In his rich, lyrical and emotionally exposing memoir, Chris brings to life his childhood in the 70s. Pervading his story is the search for freedom and meaning in a world that didn’t understand him.

The Secret Life of the Tawny Owl

November 23, 2015
The Secret Life of Tawny Owls - film by David Culley

An exceptional new DVD from David Culley who spent many challenging months alone each year filming 18 hours or more a day to capture the lives of a pair of Tawny Owls.

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The Secret Life of Sparrowhawks

October 27, 2015
The Secret Life of Sparrowhawks

A remarkable film that reveals why up to 19 species of songbird choose to nest next to it; the closer the songbirds nest to the Sparrowhawk the more successful they are in rearing their broods.

Pet Diabetes

Thirsty Dog

Diabetes is a growing problem for our pets and vets are seeing far more of this illness. If undetected, it can cause serious complications for our pets’ health. Find out what to look out for.

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WWE back episodes on iPlayer

September 24, 2015

What’s Chris been up to on World’s Weirdest Events? What very strange goings on have you missed? You can catch up with previous available episodes on BBC iPlayer …

Thank you

September 13, 2015
Chris Packham - thank you

A message from Chris to say thank you to all who have recently signed the petition and a request to look at further ways to help wildlife.

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Insights from the team of World’s Weirdest Events

September 3, 2015

Thoughts about the series from some of the team – Aaron Paul, Series Producer and John Shackleton, Director of Links & Pretitles and Chris Packham, Presenter.