Chester Zoo are hosting a virtual day out from the comfort of your sofa.

They'll be throwing open the "gates" by live streaming different animal enclosures from 10am.

Gates open at 10am, and the exhibits will be free to see until 4.30pm.

There may be some changes to the running order, and some special surprises throughout the day.

Today's schedule is:

  • 10am – Red pandas
  • 11am – Rothschild's giraffes
  • 12pm – Asian elephants
  • 1pm – Butterflies
  • 2pm – Sun bears
  • 2.30pm – Sumatran tigers
  • 2.45pm – Humboldt penguins
  • 4pm – Aquarium

To join in, head to the Chester Zoo Facebook page and keep an eye on the event page – LIVE: A virtual zoo day at Chester Zoo – for updates throughout the day.