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Alameda Wildlife Conservation Park, Gibraltar

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The Alameda Wildlife Conservation Park is a small wildlife park situated in the Botanic Gardens in Gibraltar.HistoryThe Alameda Wildlife Conservation Park began in 1994 as a collection of parrots, tortoises and monkeys all confiscated from illegal traders who were passing through Gibraltar. The local Customs authorities handed these animals to the Gibraltar Ornithological and Natural History Society (GONHS).In 1996 the Alameda Miniature Golf Course was cleared after many years of neglect and modified into a small conservation park, again entirely through volunteer help.TodayAlthough the main purpose of the park was to house confiscated animals, it became apparent that, if finished properly, it could also be open to the public to make people aware not only about illegal animal trade but also about local wildlife conservation. The park has also become important for the care of native species that are considered for future re-introduction to the Upper Rock Nature Reserve, such as the red fox, the raven and the Barbary partridge.The park has become an important educational resource for local schools, helping to raise awareness of not only the rich local biodiversity but also of wider conservation issues.
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  • The Alameda Gardens should be on everybody's must-see list but do go right to the top of the gardens and visit the wildlife conservation park. We planned to spend about half an hour here but ended up ...  more »
  • We went on one of the regular guided tours that take place fortnightly on the second Saturday of each month. As there is no need to book, we just turned up at the main entrance by the Cable Car at 10:...  more »
  • We had the pleasure of visiting this lovely rescue place, its very quirky, and different. We visited over Xmas and New Year, so there was not a lot of staff there, but what we did get was a personal f...  more »