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 - 16:00

Tue:    10:00 - 16:00

Wed:  10:00 - 16:00

Thu:   10:00 - 16:00

Fri:     10:00 - 16:00

Sat:    10:00 - 16:00

Sun:   10:00 - 16:00

Prices

Entry:

     £5.00 per Person*

Interactive session:

     £2.00 per Person*

     *Under 2's are Free.

 

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

Click here for info 

 

 

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Skyes Lane

Empingham

Oakam

Rutland

LE15 8QL

Tel. 01780 460518

 

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