It’s snow time!

Brrrr – it’s freezing on site today, so our keepers pulled on extra layers before going about their daily duties, which this morning included breaking the ice on the sealion and penguin pools.

meerkats-snow-webRed pandas and snow leopards loved the plummeting temperatures, while our mob of meerkats huddled under their heat lamps away from the snowflakes.

CEO Peter Suddock said: “All of our animals have to be cared for regardless of weather conditions and our staff are a very dedicated team who brave the elements daily to look after some of the rarest creatures in the world.”

CAPTIONS: Freezing fun:?for this cheeky wallaby who bounced around the enclosure at the first signs of snow.

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What’s this white stuff? Meerkats huddle under the heat lamp.