Two of the smallest babies born just before lockdown!

As most of you know, we are a sanctuary for unwanted/surplus animals and do not actively take part in breeding.

Our GoFundMe appeal has reached the half way point of £10,000!

We cannot thank you all enough for the amount of support we have had during these tough times.

Porfell during COVID – 19

HELP PORFELL WILDLIFE PARK AND SANCUTARY DURING COVID – 19. Our animals need you now more than ever! Please help save our animals here at Porfell Wildlife Park & Sanctuary.


It is with great sadness that we have to announce the loss of our very special old lady, Laura the Black Lemur. She was the oldest lemur in the world on record, and was only 10 days short of her 37th Birthday.

Join us to celebrate Laura’s 37th Birthday. The oldest lemur in the world!

Porfell Wildlife Park and Animal Sanctuary loses one of its co-founders

It is with great sadness that we have to inform everyone that John Palmer passed away on Wednesday 30th April.

Geoffroys Common Marmoset Babies at Porfell Wildlife Park, Cornwall

Rare Twin Baby Marmosets Born at Porfell Wildlife Park

Porfell has two new residents: twin baby Marmosets have been born in captivity. Our park is home to 100s of weird and wonderful creatures from around the world.

The oldest lemur in town (and the world)

This Black lemur is 32 years old and we think she’s currently the oldest lemur in captivity anywhere in the world.

Maasai display raises £500 for African elephants

As well as raising money for our animals here, we also try to raise awareness and funds for other animal charities around the world such as The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, who run an elephant orphanage in Nairobi.

Confiscated cats get new home

Savannah cats, Willow and Tember, arrived at Porfell from Holland at 9.10 on Saturday night, 4th February 2012.