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Zoo Celebrates Child Growth with Arrival of 9 Cute ‘ZooBorns’


Drusillas Zoo close to Alfriston are celebrating a growth of cute ‘zoo borns’ in latest months, after the wholesome arrival of some significantly cute little ones!

Guests coming to the zoo over the summer season can look out for tiny meerkats, monkeys, and mongooses playfully exploring with their proud new dad and mom.

Born inside a number of days of one another, on twenty fourth, twenty fifth, and thirtieth June, three tiny squirrel monkeys may be seen sweetly clinging to their mom’s backs, peering out at guests. Keepers have chosen to call them Mateo, Lucia, and Rafael in a nod to their native Bolivia, and the tiny infants have just lately begun to open their eyes and have gotten curious concerning the world round them.

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The zoo’s most skilled mama, meerkat Tamu, welcomed one other toddler on twenty fourth Could – named Reggie by the Park’s followers. Reggie joins 18 siblings within the zoo’s meerkat mob and has already been gaining followers on-line and confidently assembly guests participating in shut encounter experiences.

On twenty sixth April twin silvery marmoset infants arrived, who the general public selected to call Luna and Alba on the Park’s social media. The candy pair are thriving with seasoned dad and mom Bonnie and Pearl and are beginning to spend most of their days independently climbing and swinging, coming again to mum and pa for infrequent cuddles.

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Profitable hearts together with his cheeky methods, child colobus monkey Pedro (named after one of many zoo’s longstanding keepers) was born on eighth April and may usually be seen play combating with and swinging from the tails of his siblings Kylo, Domino, Arlo, Romeo, and Yoyo. The blissful, wholesome boy has exceeded all levels of his improvement and has change into a agency favorite amongst guests and employees.

On the finish of February, the zoo additionally welcomed two dwarf mongoose pups, Phoenix and Halo, named in line with a High Gun theme, who’re delighting guests with their playful and foolish nature, and whose older sibling, Maverick was the primary of the species born on the zoo in October final yr. Mum, Goose, has confirmed to be a beautiful new mum and the zoo are hopeful she is going to welcome extra little ones later this yr.

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Head Keeper, Gemma Romanis, commented: “It looks as if there are infants in every single place for the time being, It’s clear our animals have been… conserving busy!”

Gemma continued, “It’s top-of-the-line elements of our jobs seeing profitable births, particularly when we’ve got firsts for our crew just like the arrival of our dwarf mongoose pups. Our squirrel monkey mamas had been additionally born right here on the zoo themselves, so it’s a extremely particular feeling to see infants you will have raised having infants themselves, we really feel like grandparents! It’s potential we could have extra new arrivals within the not-so-distant future too, so I’ve my fingers firmly crossed for the pitter patter of extra paws and claws.”

Positioned simply off the A27 in Alfriston, Drusillas Park is open each day from 10am. For extra data please phone 01323 874100 or go to www.drusillas.co.uk 

Silvery marmoset twin babies
Silvery marmoset twin babies
Silvery marmoset twin babies
Silvery marmoset twin babies
Silvery marmoset twin babies
Silvery marmoset twin babies
Silvery marmoset twin babies
Silvery marmoset twin babies
Silvery marmoset twin babies
Silvery marmoset twin babies
Silvery marmoset twin babies
Silvery marmoset twin babies
Silvery marmoset twin babies
Silvery marmoset twin babies
Silvery marmoset twin babies
Silvery marmoset twin babies
Silvery marmoset twin babies
Silvery marmoset twin babies
Silvery marmoset twin babies
Silvery marmoset twin babies

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