Mammals

Our Large Mammal section contains the mega – herbivores such as Giraffe, Camels and Tapir, and the large carnivores such as the Asiatic Lion.

Some of these species, such as the Giraffe are kept in non-breeding groups in line with the recommendations of the breeding programme.

African Crested
Porcupine
Hystrix cristata LEAST
CONCERN
African Pygmy
Goat
Capra hircus
Asiatic Lion Panthera leo persica Find out more... Endangered Bactrian Camel Camelus bactrianus Critically
Endangered
Capybara Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris Least
Concern
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Chapman's Zebra Equus quagga chapmani Least
Concern
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Giant Anteater Myrmecophaga tridactyla Vulnerable Giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis Vulnerable Find out more... Miniature Donkey Equus asinus Oxford Sandy
and Black Pig
Sus scrofa
Parma wallaby Macropus parma Near
Threatened
Patagonian Mara Dolichotis patagonum Near
Threatened
Reindeer Rangifer tarandus Least
Concern
Brazilian tapir Tapirus terrestris Vulnerable Find out more... Southern white
rhino
Ceratotherium simum Near
Threatened
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Other species play a vital role in producing the next generation which can then be relocated to start new breeding groups in other collections.


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