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Presenting...Zamba the white rhino calf!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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Giraffes - the tallest land mammal! Don't forget you can feed them yourself when you visit Colchester Zoo!

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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!

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Elephants - There are currently 5 elephants at Colchester Zoo! Catch them at feeding times throughout the afternoon!

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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!

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Cheetah - Come and see Katavi and Colchester Zoo's other cheetahs at Cheetah Country!

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Binturong - these fuzzy creatures produces a musk that smells like popcorn. See Musang in Small Mammals at Colchester Zoo!

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Aardvark! Means 'earth pig' in Afrikaans. These friendly creatures can be found snoozing in Aardvark Burrow at Colchester Zoo!

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We've just been born at Familiar Friends! Come and have a peek this weekend!

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Come and see me at Colchester Zoo this Easter!

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Come and see the baby warthogs at Edge of Africa!

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