Norfolk: Pettitts Animal Journey Park welcomes meerkats

18:26 June 20, 2022

An adventurous household attraction in Norfolk has welcomed the arrival of three child meerkats to the park.

Workers at Pettitts Animal Journey Park, in Reedham, first noticed three tiny heads poking underneath a big rock the place the meerkats burrow on Saturday (June 18).

Nonetheless, the park believes that the newborn meerkats are literally every week previous.

Mama Kiana gave start to the little meerkats
– Credit score: Pettitts Animal Journey Park

Proprietor Michael Abbott mentioned keepers seen a change within the meerkats’ conduct earlier than seeing one is perhaps pregnant.

It has been a number of years since meerkats have been born within the park, however the workers have been “elated” after mother Kiana gave start.

Mr Abbott mentioned: “We’re so completely happy to welcome these child meerkats, particularly presently of yr as youngsters get to see them up shut throughout college holidays.”

Pettitts Animal Adventure Park has asked for suggestions on what to name the meerkats

Pettitts Animal Journey Park has requested for solutions on what to call the meerkats
– Credit score: Pettitts Animal Journey Park

Mr Abbott, who arrived simply earlier than Father’s Day, mentioned the meerkat kingdom was standard with guests final weekend.

Nonetheless, Pettitts have but to call the newcomers and ask for assist naming them.

Kiana with her three baby meerkats

Kiana along with her three child meerkats
– Credit score: Pettitts Animal Journey Park

Mr Abbott added: “Now we have advised some peculiar names. There are additionally many father names as you may think.

“We’ll depart it as much as the animal group to resolve what to call them, however we welcome solutions.”

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