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Hadstock Road, Linton, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4NT. Telephone: 01223 891308

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MEET OUR ANIMALS

THE MAMMALS

African Lion - Panthera leo
Vulnerable

Amur Tiger - Panthera tigris altaica
Endangered

Snow Leopard - Panthera uncia
Endangered

Hartmann's Mountain Zebra -
Equus zebra ssp. hartmannae

Vulnerable

Brazilian Tapir - Tapirus terrestris
Vulnerable

Binturong - Arctictis binturong
Vulnerable

Red Kangaroo - Macropus rufus
Least Concern

Red Necked Wallaby
Macropus rufogriseus

Least Concern

Parma Wallaby - Macropus parma
Near Threatened

African Porcupine - Hystrix africaeaustralis
Least Concern

Cotton Top Tamarin - Saguinus oedipus
Critically Endangered

White Collared Lemur
Eulemur cinereiceps
Critically Endangered

Red Ruffed Lemur - Varecia rubra
Critically Endangered

Crowned Lemur - Eulemur coronatus
Endangered

Mongoose Lemur - Eulemur mongoz
Critically Endangered

Continental Giant Rabbit
Not evaluated

 

 

 

 

THE BIRDS

Marabou Stork - Leptoptilos crumeniferus
Least Concern

African Crowned Crane
Balearica regulorum

Endangered

Southern Ground Hornbill
Bucorvus leadbeateri
Vulnerable

Laughing Kookaburra - Dacelo novaeguineae
Least Concern

Blyth's (Papuan Wreathed) Hornbill
Aceros plicatus
Least Concern

Scarlet Macaw - Ara macao
Least Concern

Blue Throated Macaw - Ara glaucogularis
Critically Endangered

Blue and Gold Macaw - Ara ararauna
Endangered

Victoria Crowned Pigeon - Goura victoria
Vulnerable

African Grey Parrot - Psittacus erithacus
Near Threatened

Red Tailed Black Cockatoo
Calyptorhynchus banksii
Least Concern

Striated Caracara
Phalcoboenus australis

Near Threatened

Rueppell's Griffon Vulture
Gyps rueppellii
Endangered

Hooded Vulture - Necrosyrtes monachus
Endangered

Lady Ross Turaco - Musophaga rossae
Least Concern

Sacred Ibis - Threskiornis aethiopicus
Least Concern

Hadada Ibis - Bostrychia hagedash
Least Concern

Lilac Breasted Roller - Coracias caudata
Least Concern

Hamerkop - Scopus umbretta
Least Concern

Helmeted Guinea Fowl - Numida meleagris
Least Concern

White Cheeked Turaco - Tauraco leucotis
Least Concern

Blue Fronted Amazon Parrot
Amazona aestiva
Least Concern

Yellow Shouldered Amazon Parrot
Amazona barbadensis
Vulnerable

Lilac Crowned Amazon Parrot
Amazona finschi
Vulnerable

Mealy Amazon Parrot - Amazona farinosa
Least Concern

Red Lored Amazon Parrot
Amazona autumnalis
Least Concern

Australian Shelducks
Tadorna tadornoides
Least Concern

THE OWLS

Great Grey Owl - Strix nebulosa
Least Concern

Snowy Owl - Bubo scandiaca
Least Concern

Turkmenian Eagle Owl
Bubo bubo turcomanus
Near Threatened

Bengal Eagle Owl - Bubo bengalensis
Least Concern

Barn Owl - Tyto alba
Least Concern

Spectacled Owl - Pulsatrix perspicillata
Least Concern

 

THE TORTOISES

Aldabra Giant Tortoise
Geochelone gigantea
Vulnerable

Sulcata Giant Tortoise
Centrochelys sulcata
Vulnerable

Red Footed Tortoise
Chelonoidis carbonaria
Vulnerable

Yellow Footed Tortoise
Chelonoidis denticulata
Vulnerable

Elongated Tortoise - Indotestudo elongata
Endangered

Pancake Tortoise
Malacochersus tornieri
Vulnerable

Spur Thighed Tortoise
Testudo graeca
Vulnerable

Radiated Tortoise
Astrochelys radiata
Critically Endangered

Indian Star Tortoise
Geochelone elegans
Least Concern

Snapping Turtle - Chelydra serpentina
Least Concern

European Pond Terrapin - Emys orbicularis
Near Threatened

Hermann's Tortoise - Testudo hermanni
Near Threatened

 

THE REPTILES AND INVERTEBRATES - not all of these species are on show each day.

Royal Python - Python regius
Least Concern

Carpet Python - Morelia spilota
Least Concern

Sinoloan Milk Snake
Lampropeltis triangulum sinaloae
Not evaluated

Common Boa Constrictor
Boa constrictor
Not Evaluated

Corn Snake - Elaphe guttata
Not Evaluated

Giant African Bullfrog
Pyxicephalus adspersus
Least Concern

Blue Tongued Skink - Tiliqua scincoides
Not evaluated

Leopard Gecko - Eublepharis macularius
Not Evaluated

Bearded Dragon - Pogona vitticeps
Not Evaluated

Goliath "Bird Eating" Spider
Theraphosa blondi
Least Concern

Red Kneed Tarantula
Brachypelma smithi
Least Concern

Curly Haired Tarantula
Brachyplema albopilosum
Not Evaluated

Emerald Trident Beetles
Mecynorrhina torquata
Not Evaluated

Elephant Beetles - Megasoma elephas
Not Evaluated

Buffalo Beetles - Eudicella trilineata
Not Evaluated

 

THE DINOSAURS

Brachiosaurus
meaning 'Arm Lizard'

Extinct

Triceratops
meaning 'Three Horned Head'

Extinct

Allosaurus
meaning 'Different Lizard'
Extinct

Velociraptor
meaning 'Swift Seizer'

Extinct

Stegosaurus
meaning 'Roofed or Plated Lizard'

Extinct


 

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