Meerkats

Scientific Name: 

Suricata suricatta

 

Geographic Range:

Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa 

 

Life Span in captivity:

 12-14 years

(Only about half this in the wild)

 

Behavior:

Diurnal - Very social, living in colonies of up to 30, with one or more standing sentry to warn the others of approaching dangers.

To find out more about our Meerkats, and other animals please come along and visit them.

references:

http://www.iucncsg.org/

http://animaldiversity.org/

 

Our Open Hours

Mon:  10:00 - 14:00

Tue:    10:00 - 14:00

Wed:  10:00 - 14:00

Thu:   10:00 - 14:00

Fri:     10:00 - 14:00

Sat:    10:00 - 16:00

Sun:   10:00 - 16:00

 

Xmas Open Hours

Christmas Eve:  10:00 - 15:30

Christmas Day :    CLOSED

Boxing Day:  10:00 - 14:00

27th:   10:00 - 15:30

28th:     10:00 - 15:30

Sat:    10:00 - 16:00

Sun:   10:00 - 16:00

New years Eve:   10:00 - 15:30

New years Day:   10:00 - 15:30

Wed:   10:00 - 15:30

Thu:   10:00 - 15:30

Fri:     10:00 - 15:30

 

Prices

Entry Prices: As of 24/12/18

On Season prices*

     Adult - £7.50

Child/concession - £6.50

Under 2's are FREE

Off season Zoo Entry £5.00**

Hands on Interactive sessions:

NOW INCLUDED IN ENTRY

*School holidays and weekends

**Until 01/02/2019

Please note: Anglian Water apply a charge for use of the car park.

Click here for info 

 

 

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Bugtopia the Zoo

Skyes Lane

Empingham

Oakam

Rutland

LE15 8QL

Tel. 01780 460518

 

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