She is the third longest-serving Blue Peter presenter and its longest-serving female host, having passed 's record on 1 October 2007.
She also travelled to and met orphaned children on behalf of.
She was assisted by before Simon Parkin took over.
Konnie Huq — the former Blue Peter presenter has given birth to a boy.
Huq was the main presenter for the third series, in 2008, of show Zoo Days, a documentary series about the animals and staff at and Zoos.
Having changed into a pink cardigan, she curls her knees in to her chest and blinks as the blinds go up.