Pots of fun!

Our two meerkats in Monkey Tails had pots of fun when they sniffed out sweet smells added to their enclosure.

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ABOVE: It’s for you! – Surprise delivery for our meerkat brothers

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Lower Primates Trainee Keeper Harley Hunt, pictured right, placed perfumed pots inside their enclosure in the walkthrough attraction for brothers Lucky and Marvin to explore.

She had filled the pots with hay sprayed with different scents as an enrichment exercise for the five-year-olds.

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Section Leader Nicola Wright said: “Meerkats are burrowing animals and are scent-orientated so we buried the pots a small way down into the sand and let them follow their noses.

“They had great fun and we got some lovely snaps.”

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ABOVE: Getting to the bottom of it… The meerkats loved their perfumed pots