Did you know that Chester Zoo has over 20,000 animals, from an aardvark to a chimpanzee, a cheetah to a giant anteater, and the tallest giraffe to the tiniest golden mantella frog? As part of the North of England Zoological Society (NEZS), Chester Zoo invested more than £20 million in conservation and education activities in 2021 alone. They also trained 297 conservationists and welcomed over 1.6 million visitors to the zoo. Overseas, they were responsible in 2021 for 139 international breeding programmes too. What’s more, did you know they have in excess of 2,500 different plant species?