This week we celebrated the 8th birthday of our resident slow coach Sid, so I thought we would delve into the realms of everyone’s favourite lazy tree dweller, the sloth.There are 6 different species of sloth found across Central and South America: Pygmy three-toed sloth (Bradypus pygmaeus) Maned sloth (Bradypus torquatus) Pale-throated sloth (Bradypus tridactylus)…

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Teeth are essential for many different animals and for more reasons than you may realise. The most obvious is of course for eating. The type of teeth an animal has depends on what it eats so we can tell whether they are a carnivore (meat eater), herbivore (plant eater) or omnivore (eats plant and meat)…

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International Red Panda Day is the 3rd Saturday of September each year. On this day, zoos, schools, and other groups around the world celebrate by creating as much red panda publicity as possible. This aims to raise public awareness and support for red panda conservation issues. This year has been slightly different to previous years…

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