Captured: the moments before her lifelong phobia of penguins took root


A stork brought him into this world, a pelican would take him out


So many knots, so little time


The zoo's system of rewards includes a merit badge for orienteering


Lecture on how to deal with a spider at a picnic


Even anemones have trouble with their pronunciation


Hanging around is hungry work...


You lookin' at me?


One of us is a slipper


The camouflage is working, right?


Much in demand at Dr Seuss conventions


Turn up the thermostat, we're not all warm-blooded


Please look at the sign over there and tell me what I am


Rope. Always more rope.


We're horses, get us out of here!


Just back from
New York


Everybody laughed at the monkey's antics, but the drug humour was a bit dated


Less well known is
Eadweard Muybridge's work on flamingos


My vote for best use of old phone boxes:


WAKE UP!


A skeptic of the zoo experience

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There's someone for everyone


Another skeptic of the zoo experience, despite obvious attempts to curry favour


Not just any gorilla...


First you have to take off your shoes, people


Repairing the rainforest fibre-optic cable


Ignore the sign saying don't feed me, that wasn't my idea


Simon didn't say


Humble meercats don't last long


Please give generously to the create-a-new-species fund


I loaned her my camera - now if only these pesky kids would get out of the picture
This happens to my cousin all the time


Long arms come in handy


Admit it, you're lost too


A cruel reminder of mortality


Bitter experience taught me to never share my lunch


The rock collection is coming along nicely


No need to phone home


It ain't easy being the love child of Seabiscuit and The Little Mermaid


The shop was out of the usual jelly babies


The zoo has an innovative adoption programme