George the giant zonure, a large armoured lizard, has been dubbed "most friendly" due to his sociable nature and cute personality.
Chris added: "We're really looking forward to welcoming guests throughout the season and know that visitors are going to love learning about George the gant zonure.
"The population of giant zonures is declining in the wild so conservation is increasingly important."
DRAYTON Manor Zoo's worldwide breeding programme has recently delivered a group of baby Flame-Bellied Zonures, making it the only zoological institution in Europe to do so.
The diminutive group, who grow no longer than 30cm long, have settled in at the attraction near Tamworth with little fuss Flame-Bellied Zonures are a small, brightly coloured species of rock lizard from areas of Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Few establishments home Flame-Bellied Zonures and we're only one of two worldwide to have bred this species in the last year.