A group of meerkats are known as a mob, and hierarchy is determined through daily life, opportunity, strength and maturity.
Lemurs are primates found only on the African island of Madagascar and some tiny neighbouring islands, home to many amazing animals.
The Scottish wildcat is the only free-living native forest cat in the UK, sharing a history with the European wildcat.
Bennett’s wallaby, also known as the red-necked wallaby, are native to Eastern Australia and are easily identified by their movement.
African crested porcupine
The African crested porcupine is the largest of its species and the third largest rodent in the world. They are nocturnal animals.
We house a pair of breeding Asian tri-coloured Prevost’s squirrels. The genus name ‘callosciurus’ means ‘beautiful squirrel’.
White-faced saki monkey
White-faced sakis are tree-dwelling small primates from South America. Males have black hair and white faces, while females and young have brownish-grey hair.
Alpacas are members of the camelid family, which includes llamas and camels. They are well-known for their fleece.
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