Clare covers: Cambridgeshire, Essex and Hertfordshire, including Cambridge, Newmarket, Bishop’s Stortford, Hertford, Chelmsford
Clare has plenty of experience working with animals and children. She has cared for rescued elephants in Thailand, built sanctuaries in Ecuador and been a bird of prey handler and demonstrator in the UK. She has also tutored GCSE Maths and English in the UK and taught English as a foreign language in Asia and South America. Conservation and animal welfare are crucial to Clare and most of her animals are rescued or rehomed – you can find out more about them below.
“Animals are amazing! I love all of mine to bits and find it impossible to choose a favorite. They each have their own unique personalities and it’s brilliant to watch people’s face light up when they interact with them. It brings learning to life in the best way ever!”
1 x 1-hour session: £120 (suitable for one class)
Full morning: £200
Full day: £300
1 hour experience: £140
Nuseries, Childrens Centres, Libaries, Clubs & Care Homes
1 x 1 hour: £100. Discounts available for multiple sessions.
From £100. Prices are flexible depending on the event, notice given, time of day and day of the week. Please contact us for a quote.
‘Some areas may be subject to a small fuel surcharge. Please get in touch with us about this’.
Animal Activity Licence – all presenters keep their animals in their own homes, and have been inspected and had a licence to keep and train animals for exhibition issued by their local authority. Clare’s licence number is 19/0390/PERFAN issued by Uttlesford District Council.
Public Liability – all presenters are insured up to £5 million. Please ask if you need a copy of our certificate.
DBS – all presenters hold enhanced DBS certificates.
PAT testing – any electrical equipment we may use is PAT tested on an annual basis.
To contact Clare please use the contact form, or the details below.
Betty may look a little scary but she’s a gentle giant – and can squirt vinegar from her tail! How cool is that?Download Factsheet
Skittle is a beautiful and unusual fiery orange colour. She’s also cheeky, very friendly and always smiling.Download Factsheet
Stig loves to play hide and seek. He will squeeze himself into a tight space under a log and then pop his head up to say hello when Clare opens his viv.Download Factsheet
Shelly and her friends have lovely brown and cream cone-shaped shells and are still growing. The average shell length of this species of GAL is 12cm, though some have reached 20cm long!Download Factsheet
Rhubarb has quills along his top and a soft underbelly. He colour is called chocolate pinto. This means his quills are white and banded by dark brown with patches of pure white.Download Factsheet
Milly and Molly are long and beautiful with lots and lots of wriggly legs. Milly is longer and jet black all over, Molly has brown stripes.Download Factsheet
Fire is an amelanistic corn snake – also known as red albino. This type of snake doesn’t have dark pigment. Fire has red eyes and orange and red patterns along her body. She is a constrictor snake, which means she would squeeze her prey in the wild, rather than bite it.Download Factsheet
They have beautiful tiger stripes along their back, emit a cool hissing sound and like to pretend to be Spiderman by handing upside down on logs.Download Factsheet
Edna has a very special ‘magic’ trick. Under a UV torch or moonlight, she will transform from black to glowing blue. It’s amazing to see!Download Factsheet
Diego is a little cutie who just loves to climb. He has the look of a prehistoric dragon but in miniature form, as he’s no bigger than your hand.Download Factsheet
Cornelia is a lovely, mellow snake who has been part of the Lion Learners family for a long time. She is about 15 years old. This is fairly old for a corn snake. In the wild, their lifespan is only 8 years, but in captivity this can rise to 20 years.Download Factsheet
Bolt is a small tortoise with a dark shell. He’s got blunt claws for digging and climbing and a curved mouth for chomping on plants.Download Factsheet