Norfolk: Pettitt’s Animal Journey Park welcomes meerkats

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18:26 20 June 2022



An journey attraction for the household in Norfolk has welcomed the arrival of three meerkat infants to their park.

The workers at Pettitt’s Animal Journey Park in Reedham noticed three small heads poke from beneath a big rock the place the meerkats are digging themselves down on Saturday (June 18) for the primary time.

However the park thinks that the meerkat infants are literally already every week previous.




Mom Kiana gave delivery to the little meerkats
– Credit score: Pettitts Animal Journey Park

Proprietor Michael Abbott stated keepers had observed a change in meerkats’ habits earlier than discovering they could possibly be pregnant.

After a number of years since some meerkats have been born within the park, the workers was “comfortable” after mom Kiana gave delivery.

Mr Abbott stated: “We’re so delighted to welcome these meerkats, particularly presently of yr as it can enable youngsters to see them up shut through the faculty holidays.”


Pettitt's Animal Adventure Park has asked for suggestions on what to call the meerkats

Pettitt’s Animal Journey Park has requested for solutions on what to name the meerkats
– Credit score: Pettitts Animal Journey Park

After arriving earlier than Father’s Day, Mr Abbott stated that the realm of meerkats had been in style with guests final weekend.

However Pettitts has not but named the newcomers and is interesting for assist naming them.


Kiana with her three meerkat babies

Kiana along with her three meerkat infants
– Credit score: Pettitts Animal Journey Park

Mr Abbott added: “We now have been given some unusual names. There have been many fathers’ names as nicely, as you may think.

“We’ll go away it to the animal staff to resolve what to name them, however we’re comfortable to just accept solutions.”

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