The Montado collection

The montado collection revolves around a Portuguese landscape known by its vast expanses of open forests of cork oak and pine trees. In these areas you can find large areas of meadow but also wetlands. The journey to this collection started when I learnt about the Iberian magpie. This was an unknown species to me…

Garden bugs

Spring is all over the place. Leaves are sprouting in their trees, flowers are blossoming and there’s a humming sound all around from busy insects. Spring is a time of bounty, of growing and blooming. Out of my window I see the leaves unfurl and everywhere there are pops of colour. At Creatureshire colour is…

World frog day

Today is world frog day. There are almost 7000 species of frogs around the world, most of them living in tropical rain forests. The European tree frog can be found across Europe in freshwater habitats. They are a nocturnal species that eats insects and other small creatures. They are quite small, weighing only 8.26 grams,…

World Animal Day :: Dia Mundial do Animal

Every year, since 1931, the World Animal Day is celebrated on October 4th. It’s a day devoted to think about all the animals we share the planet with, and personally, I also see it as a great opportunity to reflect on how my actions impact the planet. I believe that being more mindful and conscious…

Red fox :: Raposa vermelha

Creatureshire is welcoming red foxes. They have been wandering in the hills, playing among the berry bushes and getting to know all sorts of friendly creatures. Their favorite spot seems to be the fence by the chestnut trees, where they meet with other friendly folk from around here. Foxes aren’t entirely new to Creatureshire… they…