Many of you may be aware of the extensive flooding across the Lancaster and Cumbria area which has resulted in varying degrees of damage to private property, business, infrastructure and local wildlife. Many of you however may not be aware of the adverse effects the flooding has caused at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis. The majority of the outdoor section of the park has been consumed by water, including many houses such as the fossa, lemur and monkey houses. Many animals lack dry land and are dependent on raised walkways and climbing structures (thankfully, many species held in the outdoor section are arboreal!) The water level at parts has reached well above knee-level meaning keeping staff (and volunteers) are currently using waders to tend to the animals across the section. As a result, the zoo has set up a just giving page which aims to raise £5,000 in order to repair flood damage and create elavated walkways so the animals have access to dry land. Please consider donating if possible; there is arguably no other UK zoo who are in the condition Lakeland is currently. The page was created on 9th and already the zoo has recieved £1,500. The park is currently closed due to the water level however when the water does recede the zoo will be holding volunteer days in order to restore the grounds and clear any debris. Pictures of the extent of the flooding have been added to the gallery.