Queen Elizabeth’s menagerie includes hippos, crocodiles, anteaters, an elephant and panthers. Photos: EPA-EFE/AFP
Queen Elizabeth’s menagerie includes hippos, crocodiles, anteaters, an elephant and panthers. Photos: EPA-EFE/AFP
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Queen Elizabeth’s fantastic beasts: hippos from Liberia, crocodiles from Gambia, an elephant from Cameroon … the wild animals gifted to the British royal over the years

Over her 67-year-reign, she has been gifted not just stallions but exotic birds and reptiles and some of the world’s largest mammals, most of which she donates to ZSL London Zoo, Whipsnade Zoo and bird sanctuaries across the UK

Queen Elizabeth’s menagerie includes hippos, crocodiles, anteaters, an elephant and panthers. Photos: EPA-EFE/AFP
Queen Elizabeth’s menagerie includes hippos, crocodiles, anteaters, an elephant and panthers. Photos: EPA-EFE/AFP
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