A pair of aardvarks have made short work of a giant sandcastle built especially for them at Longleat Safari Park.
Frankie and Nacho kept digging out the sand in their enclosure, so a team from Weston Sand Sculpture Festival was brought in to create something that would challenge them - but it didn't last long.
The mammals have specially-adapted spade-like claws and are famous for their tunneling ability.
Alf, had to be anaesthetised after keepers at the Wiltshire safari park spotted swelling to his lower jaw.Read the full story ›
Stunning pictures have emerged of Nico the gorilla getting in a strop with an unwanted visitor to his island at the Wiltshire safari parkRead the full story ›
An 11 year old female tiger, Svetli, has died at Longleat Safari Park after suffering a heart attack.Read the full story ›
A rare pair of cheetah cubs have ventured outside for the first time at Longleat Safari Park.Read the full story ›
A number of Humboldt penguins at Longleat in Wiltshire have passed away due to an outbreak of avian malaria. Their keepers are devastatedRead the full story ›
The Sky Safari is the latest in a year-long series of celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of Longleat Safari Park.Read the full story ›
A rare set of red panda twins has been born at a safari park in Wiltshire - it’s only the second time the species has bred at Longleat.Read the full story ›
Longleat's lions have a new paddock as part of a £1.5m upgrade project.Read the full story ›
Our Somerset correspondent's blog on the plans being discussed to move - temporarily - Glastonbury Festival to WiltshireRead the full story ›