Alex the Lion (Ben Stiller), Marty the Zebra (Chris Rock), Melman the Giraffe (Friends
' David Schwimmer) and Gloria the Hippo (Jada Pinkett Smith) have grown up in a New York Zoo.
When some well-meaning penguins plot their escape, and the animals are returned to an exotic jungle habitat, the foursome must get back in touch with their 'wild side' in order to survive.
The latest hit animation from the makers of Shrek
also provides lots in the way of musical fun.