A special Christmas gift!

We’ve received a very special early Christmas present, following the birth of a baby giant anteater! The pup was born to four-year-old mum, Lyra and six-year-old dad, Bubbles on Saturday afternoon in front of surprised visitors. Section Leader, Sam Grove, said: “It’s wonderful to end the year with this happy news, especially just before Christmas […]

Goodbye, Gizmo!

We’ve waved goodbye to our first ever baby giant anteater, Gizmo, who has headed north for a new adventure! In preparation for this week’s move to Scotland keepers have spent the last month working with the one-year-old, training her to step inside the wooden transport crate, which they’ve had positioned alongside the anteater house, with […]

No.1 dad!

There are double celebrations for our Giant Anteater, Bubbles today, as not only is he celebrating his 5th birthday but it’s also his first Father’s Day too! The birthday boy received some fun enrichment treats from keepers and baby Gizmo in the shape of a No.1 Dad paper mâché trophy, filled with mealworms and spread […]

Happy Mother’s Day!

It’s Mother’s Day and our newest mum, Lyra the giant anteater, is also not impressed about today’s clock change, meaning she loses an hour’s much-needed sleep on her special day! And to top it off, little Gizmo has recently found their feet, meaning mum isn’t getting much peace as the two month-old scuttles around their […]

Gorgeous Gizmo!

Say hello to GIZMO, our newly-named baby giant anteater pup! We still don’t know whether the seven-week-old is a boy or girl yet, but the baby is making tremendous progress and is growing quickly! Lots of visitors have already been lucky enough to glimpse Gizmo snuggled on mum, Lyra’s back over the last few weeks, […]