24 Jun Sulcata Tortoise

Also known as the African Spurred Tortoise, the Sulcata comes from the northern rim of the Sahara Desert. It is the third largest species of tortoise, able to grow up to 43kg (7 stone). And by living to up to 150 years, they are likely...

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24 Jun Meerkat

Made famous by certain TV adverts and movies, Meerkats actually herald primarily from the Namib and Kalahari Deserts of Africa. Part of the mongoose family, they live in tight social families and forage as a single unit. Keen burrowers, they can move almost their own body...

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24 Jun Capybara

The Capybara is the largest rodentin the world, weighing up to 90kg (14 stone). Highly social, they are often seen in groups of up to 100. They are semi-aquatic and so love wading around in our Watercress Beds. In the wild they live by muddy rivers...

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24 Jun Agouti

Found alongside squirrel monkeys in the forests of South America, the Agouti is similar to a Guinea Pig but is larger with longer legs. They have five front and three hind toes, and sit on their hind legs, rather like a squirrel, when they eat....

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