:VIDEO: HM The Queen opens Centre for Elephant Care

:VIDEO: HM The Queen opens Centre for Elephant Care

HM The Queen feeds Asian elephant Donna a banana ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s brand new Centre for Elephant Care was given the royal seal of approval today (Tuesday 11 April) as HM The Queen, accompanied by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, officially unveiled the elephants’ £2m home. Set amidst 30 acres of rolling paddocks, the custom-designed Centre for Elephant Care is the new home for the Zoo’s herd of nine Asian elephants. Highlighting ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s elephant-expertise, the Centre provides more…

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Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia are expecting a child

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia are expecting a child

Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia and Prince Alexander. Photo: royalcourt.se Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia are delighted to announce that The Princess is expecting their second child.  The birth is expected to take place in September 2017. “We are happy to announce that we are expecting a child, a sibling to Prince Alexander. We are looking forward to welcoming a new little member to our family,” say Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia. No changes in the schedule of…

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Australia Post celebrates the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II

Australia Post celebrates the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II

To mark the 91st birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Australia Post is releasing two commemorative stamps. Australia Post Philatelic Manager, Michael Zsolt said: “Australia Post has issued Queen’s Birthday stamps since 1980, and they remain an important and popular tradition with collectors and followers of royal events” Born on 21 April 1926 and christened Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, The Queen is the first child of The Duke and Duchess of York – who later became King George VI and…

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