We knew that BBC Wildlife readers were a talented bunch already, but now we're even more impressed by their skills! Check out these stunning wildlife cakes!


From pangolins to puffins, from foxes to frogs – these cakes are very biodiverse. Will you be inspired to make your own?

If you do, you can e-mail Megan Shersby to submit it for inclusion on this page.


To view the images as a slideshow, click on the arrows in the top right-hand corner of the photos below.

A grass snake at RSPB Greylake reserve by @MothMighty, inspired by her son's first grass snake encounter

A sea-inspired wedding cake by marine biologists at Swimming Head Productions

A biodiverse cake by Liza Adamczewski, by her #1000postcards biodiversity artwork

Hedgehog cakes by Ciera Atkins, a student at Swansea University, raising money for charity

Owl cakes by Sarah Hookway, who got the idea from a blog

A wildlife birthday cake by Fiona Merredew, made for Sophie Cooper

An albatross chick by Liz Morgan, made for the BBC crew visiting Bird Island in South Georgia

Cakes inspired by the species studied by the Conservation Ecology Group at Durham University (more creations in this blog post)

Bird of paradise, dodo and pangolin cakes by Dr Natalie Lawrence, plus her homemade wedding cake (bird of paradise, luna moth and pangolin)

A wild tree stump cake by Claire Wynne

Cakes to celebrate James Lea's PhD on sharks, by Charlotte Lea

Camel, armadillo, barn owl, flamingo and Highland cattle cakes by Sarah Blake

Frog, giraffe and Peter Rabbit cakes, and a wildlife wedding cake, by Janine Wilkins Sanderson

A llama cake by Llama Travel

A chicken cake by Louise Evans

Fox, puffins and pond scene cakes by Amanda Ridgway


Megan ShersbyEditorial and digital co-ordinator, BBC Wildlife

Naturalist and writer