The same cast of characters are back for series two - including the ant-eater
butler played by Noel's brother Michael - and a menagerie of oddballs played by Noel himself.
The Marquess of Bute never lived to see newcomers arrive in 1931 - a pair of racoons and a pelican, a beaver, an ant-eater
and lastly a vulture and a leopard.
The animals were moved to their present site in 1928 when figures of a vulture, a beaver a leopard, a pelican, raccoons and an ant-eater
were added, along with a bear which replaced the original polar bear.
If that's the case, why no place for the vole, ant-eater
A whimsical animal with a turtle-like body and an ant-eater
snout, the litter eater contained a tape-recorded message telling children: "I'm hungry, I need something to eat.