Ever thought the most amazing animals can never be found in the UK? Well, think again!

  • Guanaco; Held at a few animal fairs; one I went, and quite a lot of UK zoos; Lake District Wildlife Park, Yorkshire Wildlife, Sewerby Park Zoo, Bowland Wild boar park, Dudley Zoo, Knowsley Safari Park, West Knoyle Bison Centre, Galloway Wildlife Conservation Park.
  • Vicuna; Held at Edinburgh Zoo, Flamingo Land, Highland Wildlife Park, Belfast Zoo, Blackpool Zoo, London Zoo, Twycross Zoo, and Lake District Wildlife Park.
  • Wolverine: Held at Cotswold, Whipsnade and Highland Wildlife Park.
  • Sealion: Held at Chessington, Chester, Colchester, Quite a lot of collections.
  • Okapi: Held at Bristol Wildplace, Chester, London and Marwell.
  • Potaroo: The only time I saw one was at Beale Park, PROBABLY near the Goeldi's Monkeys.
  • Vulture: Millets Farm Falconary, Cotswold, London, Edinburgh....
  • Bald Eagle: Held at quite a lot of Falconaries: Lake District, Banham Zoo, Eagle Hieghts, Cotswold Falconary...
  • Grey Wolf: Whipsnade and Highland Wildlife are at the top of my head.
  • Arctic Fox: Held at Axminster, Wildwood, Eagle Hieghts and Highland Wildlife Park.
  • Pallas's Cat: I remember seeing them being held at Cotswold.
  • Takin: Held at Highland and Paignton.
  • Yak; Held at Whipsnade Zoo, West Midlands, Wetlands Animal Park, Lake District Wildlife Park and Highland Wildlife park.
  • Eastern Quoll; Held at Bristol Zoo, Twilight Zone.
  • Kowari; As per Eastern Quoll
  • South American Porcupine; Held at 2 collections in the UK, Amazon World Zoo Park and Cotswold Wildlife Park's Bat House.
  • Quetzal; Golden Headed and Crested are said to live at Amazon World.
  • Scarlet Ibis; Just about... Everywhere.
  • Big Hairy Armadillo: Held at Birmingham Conservation Park, Exmoor Zoological Park, Leeds Tropical World, London Zoo, Amazon World, Sherpeth Wildlife Park, Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom and Edinburgh Zoo.
  • Giant Panda: Held at Edinburgh Zoo. However, time tickets needed and indoors will be off-show in breeding season, Somewhere in August.
  • Queensland Koala: Held at Edinburgh Zoo. No time tickets needed.
  • Snow Leopard: Held at Wildlife Heritage Foundation, Howletts Wild Animal Park, Paradise Wildlife Park, South Lakes Wild animal park, Banham Zoo, Dudley Zoo, Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens, Combe Martin Wildlife, Linton Zoo, Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, Twycross Zoo, Marwell Zoo and Highland Wildlife Park.
  • Clouded Leopard: Two collections it's held in: Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens and Howletts Wildlife Park.
  • Honey Badger: Held at Howletts Wildlife Park.
  • Stoat: Held at British Wildlife Centre.
  • Aardvark: Held at Blackpool Zoo, Chester Zoo, Colchester Zoo, Africa Alive! and London Zoo.
  • North American Porcupine: Held at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, Blackpool Zoo, Eagle Hieghts and Galloway Wildlife Park.
  • Rock Hyrax: Held At Longleat, Drusillas, Cotswolds, Chester Zoo, Africa Alive!, Edinburgh and Colchester.
  • Seba's Short-Tailed Bat: Held at West Midlands, Cotswold Wildlife Park, Chester, Dudley, Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre, Hamerton, Tropical World Leeds, London, Amazon World and Newquay.
  • Kinkajou: Held at Bobbington Wild Zoological Park, Gentleshaw, Hemsley Conservation Centre, London Zoo, Amazon World, Newquay, Rodbaston Animal Zone, Porfell Wildlife and Sactuary, Wild Animal Adventures, Amazonia and Five Sisters.
  • Skunk: Only one species held in UK/Europe; Striped. Once banned from UK but now found in many zoos. Five Sisters, Edinburgh, Chessington, Folly Farm, Longleat, Crocodiles of the world... (12.20, Education Centre)
  • Axalotl: Held at many collections in the UK: London, Edinburgh, Longleat.....
  • Caecillian: Congo and Gaboon are held at London Zoo.
  • Alliagtor: Held at 6 collections in the UK: American: Crocodiles of the World, West Midlands, Thrigby Hall, Amazonia World and Welsh Mountain. Chinese: Paradise Wildlife and Crocodiles of the World. 
  • Night Monkey: Held at West Midland, Wildlife Conservation Park, Bristol, Wildlife Trust, Teignmouth, Edinburgh and Folly Farm. All these if you want to see grey-legged.
  • Anglerfish: Held at Blackpool Sealife
  • Bobwhite Quail: Held at Blackpool Zoo's Incubator. Unsure if public/private
  • King Quail: Held at Birdland, Bourton-on-the-Water, Finch Aviary.
  • Japenese Quail: Held at Birdland, Bourton-on-the-Water in the Spring
  • Hummingbird: Held at ZSL London Zoo
  • Black Panther: Held at Chester Zoo
  • American Bison: Held at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm, Highland Wildlife Park, Tayto Park, West Knoyle Bison Centre, Woburn Safari Park, Blair Diamond Safari.
  • Nilgai: Held at Blair Diamond Safari, Whipsnade, Howletts Wild Animal Park.
  • Arctic Wolf - UK Wolf trust.

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