XFACTOR’s Sam Callahan and Tamera Foster visited Colchester Zoo yesterday.

The pair posted pictures of their visit on Twitter and Instagram.

Callahan, 19, who lives in Great Totham, tweeted: “Thank you to @colchesterzoo for having myself and @officialtamera...had such a good day!!!”

The singer will take part in the X Factor tour next month and will be releasing an album later this year.