Norfolk: Pettitts Animal Journey Park welcomes meerkats

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6:26 pm June 20, 2022



A Norfolk household journey attraction welcomed the arrival of three child meerkats at its park.

Employees at Pettitts Animal Journey Park, Reedham, first noticed three small heads poking out from underneath a big rock the place meerkats are hiding on Saturday (June 18).

Nonetheless, the park believes the infant meerkats are already per week previous.




Mother Kiana gave beginning to the little meerkats
– Credit score: Pettitts Animal Journey Park

Proprietor Michael Abbott stated keepers observed a change within the meerkats’ habits earlier than recognizing one could also be pregnant.

It has been a number of years because the meerkats have been born within the park, the employees have been “delighted” after mother Kiana gave beginning.

Mr. Abbott stated, “We’re so happy to welcome these little meerkats, particularly this time of 12 months as it would permit youngsters to see them up shut through the college holidays.”


Pettitts Animal Adventure Park requested suggestions on how to call meerkats

Pettitts Animal Journey Park requested solutions on easy methods to name meerkats
– Credit score: Pettitts Animal Journey Park

Having simply arrived earlier than Father’s Day, Mr. Abbott stated the meerkat kingdom had been widespread with guests this previous weekend.

Nonetheless, Pettitts has but to call the newcomers and asks for assist in naming them.


Kiana with her three little meerkats

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

Mr. Abbott added: “There have been some specific names prompt. There have additionally been many dad names, as you may think about.

“We’ll go away it to the animal group to determine what to name them, however we settle for solutions.”

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