Nice to meet you: amazing new animal species discovered in 2017 – in pictures

From the Pink Floyd shrimp that makes a noise so loud it can kill small fish, to giant stick insects and new types of orangutans and gibbons, here is a round up of new animal species discovered in 2017.

Take the kids to … Monkey World, Dorset

Monkeying around is very much the order of the day at this Dorset family attraction where fun, conservation projects and chimp-themed shortbread collide