Please note our telephone lines are only available during office hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm excluding Bank Holidays


If you have found a wild amphibian or reptile and would like it identified please email us with a detailed description and attach a photograph whenever possible.

Email: [email protected]

Wildlife Enquiries line: 01202 091 217

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Open hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday, excluding Bank Holidays

Address: 744 Christchurch Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth, Dorset BH7 6BZ
Head Office Number: 01202 391319

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