National Trust: Helping squirrels find nuts
Dedicated rangers have been helping hungry squirrels find their nuts.
This winter, rangers on Brownsea Island discovered that forgetful red squirrels had misplaced their nuts.— National Trust (@nationaltrust) April 1, 2020
Watch our video to find out how squirrel-sized sign posts can lead them back to their food. pic.twitter.com/WwwojVtjNt
RSPB: New bird
RSPB asked its followers to suggest names for a new type of bird.
Tower of London: Meet the rave master
The Tower of London has rebranded its ravenmaster (the person who looks after its birds) as the rave master.
In this time of self-isolation it’s important for people to stay active at home 💪— The Tower of London (@TowerOfLondon) April 1, 2020
To help, we’re delighted that our Ravenmaster is now the Tower's official resident RAVE MASTER, getting the nation moving with a new series of dance fitness videos coming soon 🔥 Stay tuned! pic.twitter.com/5V0hEJF6EA
Breast cancer charity Coppafeel announced a new furry initiative.
We've be itching to tell you about our pawesome new programme we're launching later this year. Meet the Boob-pets, a team of expert pups trained to encourage students to check their chest (and puppies) in schools and educational environments. Watch this space to find out more 🐶 pic.twitter.com/eAlzGTsTl4— CoppaFeel! (@CoppaFeelPeople) April 1, 2020
Our own fake news
Did you read a story this morning about a new way of raising money just by going to sleep? This was an April fool, but a solid eight hours of sleep is recommended to keep charity staff operating at peak efficiency.