Mammals

Asian Short-Clawed Otter

Asian Short-Clawed Otter

These otters, also known as Oriental Small-clawed Otters are the smallest species of otter in the world. Otters are mustelids, which is the same family as weasels.

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Azara’s Agouti

Azara’s Agouti

Azara’s agoutis are rodents from the same family as Guinea pigs.

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Bolivian squirrel monkey

Bolivian squirrel monkey

Like all monkeys these are highly active and inquisitive.

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Brown capuchin

Brown capuchin

Brown capuchins or tufted capuchins are intelligent, inquisitive monkeys that live in large groups in the wild.

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Chinchilla

Chinchilla

Chinchillas are nocturnal members of the rodent family.

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Cotton-top Tamarin

Cotton-top Tamarin

Cotton-top tamarins are a small primate weighing less than 500gms and live in small family groups with a dominant breeding pair.

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Donkey

Donkey

Descended from the African Wild Ass, donkeys have been domesticated for over 5,000 years.

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European Hedgehog

European Hedgehog

The hedgehog is abundant throughout its range and a popular visitor to gardens in the UK.

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Emperor Tamarin

Emperor Tamarin

Emperor tamarins are a small primate with a long white moustache.

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Ferret

Ferret

Ferrets are a member of the weasel family and are a domesticated species of the wild polecat.

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Guinea Pig

Guinea Pig

Guinea pigs are a domestic member of the cavy family and are very popular as pets.

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Harvest Mouse

Harvest Mouse

Weighing just 4gm, the Harvest mouse is Europe’s smallest rodent.

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Kune Kune Pig

Kune Kune Pig

This small breed of pig from New Zealand has thick hair and wattles known as ‘piri piri’ hanging from the lower jaw.

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Mara

Mara

Maras look a bit like small deer and can jump up to 6ft in the air.

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Miniature Shetland pony

Miniature Shetland pony

Shetland Ponies are strong hardy animals and in the past were used for carrying peat, pulling carts or even down the mines as pit ponies.

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Northern Tree Shrew

Northern Tree Shrew

Tree shrews resemble small, long nosed squirrels.

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Pallas’s squirrels

Pallas’s squirrels

This is also known as the red-bellied tree squirrel.

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Rabbit

Rabbit

Rabbits are herbivores that feed on grass and leafy greens.

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Red-Necked Wallaby

Red-Necked Wallaby

A group of wallabies is called a ‘mob’ but this species is mainly solitary, often coming together to feed in the late afternoon into the evening.

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Ring-tailed Coati

Ring-tailed Coati

Ring-tailed coatis are a member of the racoon family.

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Ring-tailed Lemur

Ring-tailed Lemur

The long stripy tail of the ring-tailed lemurs is used for balance and as a way of communicating with each other.

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Scottish Wildcat

Scottish Wildcat

The Scottish Wildcat is a sub-species of the Wildcat found throughout Europe.

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Siberian Chipmunk

Siberian Chipmunk

Chipmunks are the smallest member of the squirrel family.

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Slender-tailed Meerkat

Slender-tailed Meerkat

Meerkats belong to the mongoose family.

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