The Secret Life of the Zoo – C4

From a limping flamingo to a family of balding otters, Chester’s where the action is this week in The Secret Life of the Zoo on C4

In the short-clawed otter enclosure at Chester Zoo, keeper Hannah has noticed that the six youngest pups are missing patches of fur on their backs, and so is their big sister, Betsy, in this week’s The Secret Life of the Zoo on C4.

Is it an illness or infection causing the condition, or is the stress of being in a large family causing some strange behaviour?

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Chester’s otters are going bald as we see in this week’s The Secret Life of the Zoo on C4

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Since losing his best pals to an awful virus, young elephant Anjan is behaving badly and getting on everyone’s nerves.

The danger is the herd will ostracize him unless he changes his ways, but luckily help is on hand from an unlikely source.

While there’s a nervous new arrival in the enclosure dedicated to the dik-dik (a small antelope), the keepers are worried about flamingo Hazel, who has a nasty limp. 

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