Horses and Donkeys
Mammals

Horses and Donkeys

Familiar Friends

Status:
Not listed
Quick Fact:

Here at Colchester Zoo we have a number of horses and donkeys that rotate from their stable to their field.

All of our horses are rescues from the World Horse Welfare who rehome horses with us who enjoy human interaction.

There are more than 300 breeds of horse developed for many different uses.

A male donkey is called a Jack, and a female is called a Jenny or Jennet.

Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa)
Birds

Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa)

World of Wings

Area:
Alaska, Canada, North America, North Europe and Asia
Status:
Least concern and listed on Appendix II of CITES
Quick Fact:

The great grey owl is one of the world's most instantly recognisable birds of prey. The great grey owl is almost all feathers for insulation, underneath its body is no bigger than a tawny owl.

 

 

 

Eurasian Grey Wolf (Canis lupus lupus)
Mammals

Eurasian Grey Wolf (Canis lupus lupus)

Call of the Wild

Area:
Canada, Eastern Russia, and parts of the US and Europe.
Status:
Least concern and listed on Appendix II of CITES, except for populations from Bhutan, Nepal, India and Pakistan, which are listed on Appendix I.
Quick Fact:

The grey wolf is the largest wild canid, or member of the 'dog' family. Grey wolves are social animals and the ancestor of all domestic dogs. In the wild they live in packs of 5–10 individuals and have a highly organised social structure.

 

 

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