They're becoming increasingly rare in the wild but a giant anteater has become the latest exotic addition to a zoo in Sussex.
'Olivia' has been given a purpose-built sanctuary but, with only 5,000 of her species left, experts say its becoming imperative their natural habitats are protected.
Andy Dickenson speaks to head keeper at Drusilla's, Mark Kenward.
She needs feeding every three hours and must be looked after day and night.
Flash is as demanding as any four month old baby. But that's where the resemblance ends. You see, Flash is a Southern Two-toed Sloth who was orphaned soon after birth.
So the keepers at Drusillas Park in Sussex have become her surrogate parents, as Malcolm Shaw now reports.
Pehn and Angkor the binturongs at Drusillas Park, Sussex enjoy their pancakes as part of their Shrove Tuesday tradition.
Their savoury style crepes were created from a mixture of parsnip and pear and topped with raisins.
Drusillas Park has named their baby red panda, Shyla, due to her sensitive nature.
Visitors enjoyed regular sightings of the panda puff as she pops her head out the hideaway hole.
The name Shyla was chosen from nearly 200 suggestions on the Drusillas Park Facebook page.
Staff thought it a fitting title for the peekaboo panda, who is the third born at the zoo since the group arrived in 2013.
The patriotic lemurs at Drusillas Park, East Sussex have been flying the flag in honour of Queen Elizabeth II, who will become the UK’s longest serving monarch tomorrow.
To mark this historic milestone, the thirteen furry patriots of Lemurland have been waving the Union Jack flag with pride.
In the lemur world it is always the dominant female who rules...
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Well, with less than a week to go to the general election, the pollsters are in a frenzy of anticipation.
And at Drusillas Zoo in Sussex they decided to it was time to test the politcal preferences of Porker the Pig.
Handfuls of his favourite food were placed in coloured buckets to represent the main parties. And it seems that Porker is a true blue Tory.
ITV Meridian spoke to Head Keeper at Drusillas Mark Kenward.
A critically endangered monkey has been born at Drusillas Park as part of a European breeding programme.
The bouncing baby boy arrived on 18th March and is doing well under the guidance of proud parents, Kendari and Moteck; the zoo’s resident Sulawesi crested black macaques.
These large monkeys are very distinctive due to their bright pink bottoms and punk style hair.
They are native to the Indonesian island of Sulawesi where the population has dropped by more than 80% in the last 40 years and they are now regarded as critically endangered by the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources).
Today is billed to be the hottest day of the year so far and at Drusillas Park in East Sussex, the staff are taking no chances.
Down on the Farm, kune kune pig Porker has had his sun cream applied by Section Leader, Sophie Leadbitter. Just as our own skin needs to be protected from the sun’s strong rays, steps must be taken to ensure this little piggy does not burn.
The keepers therefore apply high factor sun cream to ensure the happy hog remains the pig-ture of health.
It's International Volunteer Day, and Drusillas Park zoo in East Sussex is celebrating Janet Tidey's decade of contributions.Read the full story ›