Animals at Chester Zoo have been feasting on the new Halloween additions to their enclosures.
Three of the rarest parrots in the world have hatched at Chester Zoo.
Chester Zoo are celebrating a new surprise arrival in the form of a baby rhino.
The Kirk's dik-dik is native to Kenya, Tanzania and Namibia and is named after the sound it makes when fleeing danger. They can live for up to 10 years and reach a maximum size of just 40cm tall, making it one of the smallest antelope species in the world.
Keeper Claire McPhee said: "Dik-dik mothers do not always take to their young and unfortunately Neo and his mum didn’t quite hit it off."
Chester Zoo has been giving its animals a Halloween treat. From the smallest of fish to the largest rhino, animals were given pumpkins filled with treats to eat and play with!
– Andy Woolham, Chester Zoo’s team manager of parrots and penguins
Just 13% of their original habitat now remains as it has been cut down to make way for coffee plantations.
That, coupled with what is thought to be their main threat, the illegal trade in captured individuals, has resulted in a dramatic reduction in their numbers. Sadly, they really are being pushed towards the very edge of extinction.
However these hatchings give us hope and the challenge now for us is to replicate our breeding successes; try and establish a safety net population of these birds and help make sure that the future of this wonderful species is safeguarded.
Cheser Zoo have welcomed a new surprise arrival in the form of a baby rhino.
The greater one horned rhino, or Indian rhino as they are also known, is the first ever to be born at the zoo.
She's been named Komala and will be making her first public appearance later today.
Thirteen giant animatronic insects are going on display at Chester Zoo.
The robots include a 24ft-long scorpion, a man-sized ladybird and a 33ft-wide tarantula. They were built for the zoo by an animation studio in Texas.
BUGS! opens 13th July until 3rd November.
More on tonight's Granada Reports at 6.