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Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, Milnthorpe

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The Lakeland Wildlife Oasis is a small zoological collection near the town of Milnthorpe, Cumbria, England, with a science and evolution theme. Since April 2012 the zoo has been run by the registered charity Lakeland Trust for Natural Sciences.The centre is divided into several sections, including a butterfly hall and aquarium, as well as an outside walk-through area. The Lakeland Wildlife Oasis is a member of the BIAZA organisation, and participates in breeding schemes for several endangered species, notably the unusual Fossa.In 2011 the zoo acquired its first snow leopard, a male named Pavan, for which it had built an enclosure with a perspex walk-through tunnel, "thought to be the UK’s first walk-through big cat exhibit". soon followed by a female named Tara. These produced two young during 2014, which were named Loki and Luna, the first successful snow leopard breeding recorded in the North of England.
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  • We took my niece here today and I have to say first of all how lovely all the staff are from the lady on reception, to the gentleman who we had the animal experiences with, to the lady in the cafe!! T...  more »
  • What a lovely place. We were staying in the lake district and found it by chance. We were expecting it to be quite small but they have loads to see and my son couldn't believe it when we turned the co...  more »
  • We have been visiting this little zoo since my son was 4 ( he is now 15 and enjoys it just as much) It manages to pack in all sorts of wonderful exhibits in a relatively small area and has animals roa...  more »
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  • We had an afternoon out with our two grandchildren here today and very much enjoyed it, started with a good lunch for us all in the cafe which we all enjoyed and the staff were great. The Oasis is quite small but there are so many different animals and interesting things to see in a very good layout we easily passed 3.5hrs with no problem. All in all, well recommended, we all (2 adults and two boys 7&4) loved it.
  • The wild cafe is over priced and not great...the wildlife oasis is ok but overpriced...there is a butterfly area, with leaf cutting ants. An area with lizards and frogs and fish...the biggest attraction has got to be the random two snow leapords that they have there..its kind of like a random small zoo in the middle of nowhere..
  • Junior zoo keeper experience was great and my daughter loved it
  • Son did the zoo keeper experience for the day and absolutely loved it. Our Keeper Debbie, was really nice and friendly and my son loved going in with all the animals. Well worth the money, fantastic day and cannot thank them enough. One very happy boy.
  • This zoo just needs a bit of TLC. It is very small and does not have any large animals, the cafe isn't very good and the staff didn't seem very knowledgeable. I would have scored this a one out of five based on this but there's the animals that have saved this. This zoo has some animals I have never seen anywhere else, they have a golden orb spider and a fossa and some other unusual animals that are worth looking at. I left feeling like 'wow, never seen those before' and 'shame about the facilities and aesthetics of the place '