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New male Meerkat takes up residence on Island

Sat, 18 Jun 2016


Curraghs Wildlife Park has welcomed a new member into the Meerkat family.

A young male Meerkat called Chester has been introduced – it’s hoped he will keep the family group going.

The park stopped the ‘mob’ from breeding a few years ago when they had a good size for the enclosure – there are now just five females.

Chester was swapped for two of adult Coatis – general manager Kathleen Graham says they had to sneak him in as integrating a new Meerkat can be difficult:

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