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Christmas came early for the animals at London Zoo today.
Six penguins at London Zoo have died from a strain of malaria, after contracting the disease from mosquito bites.
Meet Kumbuka, London's new silverback gorilla. The fifteen year old has been here just a couple of weeks but his keepers say he's settling in well.
New silverback gorilla joins London Zoo. Fifteen-year-old western lowland gorilla Kumbuka arrived in London two weeks ago from Paignton Zoo in Devon and, despite never having had a female mate before, has already been spotted flirting with females Mjukuu and Effie.
There are already female gorillas at London Zoo, but today a new male gorilla will be unveiled.
He's quite the personality - and has already been spotted flirting with some females.
A baby colobus monkey has been born at London Zoo.
Standing out against mum Sophia’s raven hair, two-week-old colobus monkey Anvil has a completely white coat which will eventually darken as she gets older.
It is named after the small bone in the inner ear, “Anvil” is joining family members Maxilla , Bones and Radius who, following the Zoo’s tradition, were also christened after parts of the skeleton.
Here's some facts about London Zoo's new Tiger Territory which opens to the public on Friday:
- The Territory is 27,000 square feet in size, five times the size of the previous enclosure.
- It is based on an Indonesian habitat and will house endangered Sumatran tigers.
- The Territory has a pool and trees for the tigers to climb.
- London Zoo hope the tigers will breed to conserve the species.
The tigers at London Zoo have a new home which was opened by the Duke of Edinburgh today. The Tiger Territory houses two Sumatran tigers, Jae Jae and Melati.
The new Tiger Territory at London Zoo will be formally opened later. Two Sumatran tigers are already making themselves at home in the Indonesian-inspired enclosure, which opens to the public on Friday.
World-renowned pianist Richard Clayderman, who has been called "The Prince of Romance" due to his distinctive romantic sound, has played to animals who are threatened in the wild, to encourage them to mate, with a week to go until Valentine's Day.
World-renowned pianist Richard Clayderman held a 'private concert' today to serenade endangered giant tortoises to try and get them to mate.
Clayderman, whose track 'Ballade Pour Adeline' is one of the biggest selling classical recordings of all time, played the famous tune on a grand piano transported to London Zoo's giant tortoise enclosure.
The zoo's Galapagos tortoises, 70-year-old Dirk and his three female companions, Dolores, 13, and Dolly and Polly, both 17 looked suitably impressed with their private recital. The hope is the romantic music may make them more affectionate.