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These tiny birds are great for cleaning up the environment, but made a complete mess of The Hour set.
Lynn McKechnie from the Five Sisters Zoo in West Lothian, Scotland, scared the life out of Michelle McManus and Stephen Jardine when she brought killer spiders, a poisonous frog and a couple of pythons to The Hour studio.
The much-loved polar bear has died after being put to sleep at the Highland Wildlife Park because of rapidly deteriorating health.
European grey wolves Elara and Puika have been at the Highland Wildlife Park in Kingussie in the north of Scotland since September 2009. The Hour visited them in their woodland home to see how they’re getting on.
With Blair Drummond Safari Park now open for the summer, The Hour took a trip to Stirling to catch up with the lions and sea lions.
Pauline Martin and Keith Marley set up the North East Animal and Wildlife Rescue Centre in 2006 because of their love for animals. The Scottish charity has rehabilitated thousands of animals and relies solely on public donations.
Blair Drummond Safari Park reopened this week for the summer season and welcomes the addition of a new bear and four new birds.
Birds of a feather flock together, but even in a close-knit zoo community there’s still competition among the feathered friends.
When Catherine and Alex Shearer bought a snake in Glasgow they never thought it would lead to a refuge for unwanted reptiles.
After spending 23 years at Edinburgh Zoo, Mercedes is now residing in the cooler climates of the Highland Wildife Park in Kingussie. The Hour popped in to see how she was settling in.
In May 2009 the Highland Wildlife Park in Kincraig in the north of Scotland celebrated the birth of three rare Amur tiger cubs. The Hour visited the cubs to see how they are getting on
Keepers at the Inverness park got a shock when a new ‘male’ meerkat gave birth to litter of four.
Chris gets up close to the flanks of armoured rhinos, he gazes up at the giraffes tonguing the trees. Chris knows how many stripes the zebras have and has stared into the elephants’ great lake-like eyes.