GALLERY: Shepreth Wildlife Park’s Tiger Day is a roaring success

18:42 06 August 2014

Amba the tiger at Shepreth Wildlife Park

Amba the tiger at Shepreth Wildlife Park


A wildlife park’s Tiger Day proved a roaring success on Monday.

Visitors flocked to Shepreth Wildlife Park for the annual event, which aims to raise awareness and funding to help save tigers in the wild.

The park’s resident tiger Amba celebreated her 16th birthday on the day and was fed by Cambridge United’s Josh Coulson and Ian Miller as a treat.

There was also a Tigers in the Wild performance from the Young Actors Company, as well as entertainment from Cambridge Corncrakes and Mr Bean’s Magic Show.

Tiger Day is organised by the Shepreth Wildlife Conservation Charity and has raised more than £40,000 for tiger conservation charities 21st Century Tiger and Wildlife Vets international since first taking place a decade ago.

Cambridge United players, Ian Miller and Josh Coulson with food for the tigersCambridge United players, Ian Miller and Josh Coulson with food for the tigers

For more information about the park visit


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Royston Crow visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Royston Crow staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Royston Crow account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Queues outside Royston railway station after the Great Northern line was shut between the town and Cambridge due to an incident near Shepreth. Picture: @tweetingmk via Twitter.

There are major delays on the Great Northern line tonight between Hitchin and Cambridge after an incident near Shepreth stopped trains travelling in either direction.

Season ticket holders will be able to use 'the key' on Great Northern and Thameslink train services.

Season ticket holders are being given a taste of technology as a new system is rolled out – with the first phase covering all rail stations through to Royston.

Visitors to the Foxton Scarecrow Festival watch a lawn mowing Darth Vader in action.

Darth Vader and Prince Charles may seem an unlikely pair, but both were depicted in the same village at the weekend for a church’s annual scarecrow competition.

Share your story

Royston Volunteer Centre manager Denise Graham’s regular look at the voluntary sector in North East Herts


Most read stories

Digital Edition

Read the Royston Crow e-edition E-edition