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Meet the meerkats – born just a few days ago in Bridlington

The baby meerkats at Bridlington Animal Park
The baby meerkats at Bridlington Animal Park

Here are the new arrivals at Bridlington Birds of Prey and Animal Park.

Some lucky visitors got to see the moment three baby meerkats were born – and they are proving the main attraction at the venue while they are just a few days old.

The babies with mother Nala

The babies with mother Nala

Director Paul Woodward said: “The most difficult thing with meerkats is getting over the first hour. The mum either looks after them or eats them – they are not brilliant mums, but Nala has been great.

“The babies were born in front of the public, she gave birth on one of the keeper’s knees. Everybody is going mad for then, and we expect them to be even more popular as they get more active.”

There are now eight meerkats at the park at Carnaby, as well as owls, wallabies, llamas, alpacas, snakes, lizards, falcons and many other species.