Colchester Zoo is one of Europe's finest zoos with over 260 rare species.
Presenting...Zamba the white rhino calf!
Jackal - the Black Backed jackal's distinguishing feature is the silver-black fur running from the back of the neck to the base of the tail. See the jackals from the Tanganyika train!
Imperial Scorpion - Female scorpions look after their young for the first few weeks, carrying them on their backs. Check out all the bugs and reptiles in the Discovery Centre at Colchester Zoo!
Hunting Dogs - African carnivore that differs from the rest of the members of the dog family (Canidae) in having only four toes on each foot!
Giraffes - the tallest land mammal! Don't forget you can feed them yourself when you visit Colchester Zoo!
Fennec Fox - has huge, bat-like ears to radiate body heat and help them keep cool in the Sahara heat. Find them next to Lion Rock at Colchester Zoo!
Elephants - There are currently 5 elephants at Colchester Zoo! Catch them at feeding times throughout the afternoon!
Dalmatian Pelican...Largest of the pelicans, averaging 170 cm (67 inches) in length! See if you can spot one on Lake Kariba at Colchester Zoo!
Cheetah - Come and see Katavi and Colchester Zoo's other cheetahs at Cheetah Country!
Binturong - these fuzzy creatures produces a musk that smells like popcorn. See Musang in Small Mammals at Colchester Zoo!
Aardvark! Means 'earth pig' in Afrikaans. These friendly creatures can be found snoozing in Aardvark Burrow at Colchester Zoo!
We've just been born at Familiar Friends! Come and have a peek this weekend!
Come and see me at Colchester Zoo this Easter!
Come and see the baby warthogs at Edge of Africa!
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