Excited visitors at Edinburgh Zoo have recently been able to catch a glimpse of the UKâ€™s first ever koala joey as it starts to emerge from mum Alingaâ€™s pouch.
A new bamboo plantation that explains the story of Edinburgh pandas Tian Tian and Yang Guangâ€™s favourite food has opened at Edinburgh Zoo. Next to the famous giant panda enclosure, a small working nursery is packed with 250 bamboo plants and contains five different species of tried and tested bamboo species that are Sunshine and Sweetieâ€™s favourites.
Ever spotted the aspen hoverfly winging its way past you? Chances are you havenâ€™t. These endangered insects are one of the UKâ€™s rarest hoverflies.
Keeping over 200 playful and intelligent penguins entertained can be a challenge, but keepers at Edinburgh Zoo are experts at penguin enrichment. This week they treated the penguin colony to a shower of bubbles from the popular bubble making machine.
After spending the first few months of their lives hidden away, Edinburgh Zooâ€™s oriental small-clawed otter pups are finally ready to make an appearance , and photographer David Meikle was lucky to be there to snap them!