Home   What's On   Article

Gallery: Cambridge animal lovers walk in aid of tiger conservation

Walk for Tigers, a nine-mile fundraising walk from Lion Yard to Shepreth Wildlife Park, took place last Sunday (August 4), ahead of Shepreth’s 15th annual Tiger Day.

Tiger Day at Shepreth Wildlife Park. Picture: Richard Marsham
Tiger Day at Shepreth Wildlife Park. Picture: Richard Marsham

The day was originally held to mark the birthday of the park’s tiger, Amba, who died last year.

Activities included animal encounters, where visitors got to meet and greet resident animals, and there was a large Amba memorial cake.

Rebecca Willers, director of the park, said: “The event itself has helped to raise more than £60,000, which has gone to tiger anti-poaching work in Sumatra.

“The event is all about fun and games and raising awareness.”



Iliffe Media does not moderate comments. Please click here for our house rules.

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.


Terms of Comments

We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.

If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here.

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More