Meerkats You See In Zoos Are At Great Risk Of Stress

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Tech

In the last decade, meerkats have seen a public relations revival, appearing in adverts, films and not to mention a starring role in David Attenboroug...

Who Brings the Zoo to You?

Dr Daniel Allen | Posted 20.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Daniel Allen

What I dislike is the lack of regulation, and the rise of start-up companies with neither the knowledge nor experience to share such specialist animals with the public. The problem with animal encounter companies can be split broadly into two main areas: animal welfare, and, public safety.

A Day Out at Edinburgh Zoo: Tips for Better Zoo Photography

Stuart Forster | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

Zoos are usually associated with family days out and opportunities to observe exotic animals without travelling too far from home. Yet if you are into photography you might also regard a zoo as a playground in which you can put your kit through its paces.

CUTE PICTURES ALERT: Meerkats Use Photographer As Lookout Post

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Comedy

Wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas got a little more than he bargained for on his recent trip to the Makgadikgadi region of Botswana. Burrard...

Just So You Know, Your Fluffy Meerkat Toy Is Not Proof Of Car Insurance

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK

Compare the Market, if you’re reading you can clock this up as a massive PR win. A driver who was pulled over by police in Surrey attempted to c...

WATCH: Sleepy Meerkat Is Sleepy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Comedy

Because the only thing cuter than a meerkat is a sleepy meerkat. In Dortmund Zoo. Strangely, though, his meerkat chums are all happily wide awake. ...

Zoo Fire Kills Entire Reptile House, Meerkats Missing, Feared Dead

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK

A fierce fire that tore through a zoo in Scotland has killed every animal in the tropical house, including an otter, meerkats and turtles. The blaz...

WATCH: Meerkat Struggles To Stay Awake

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK Comedy

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Soori. Soori - or should that be Snorey?! Geddit?! - is a meerkat who, as you can see, has a little trouble staying awak...

PHOTOS: Meerkat Faces Spotted In Garden Fence

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Truly, we are living in strange and wondrous times. And if you want more proof, just take a look at Pamela Warriner's garden fence in Dover, Kent... ...

WATCH: Cute Sleeping Meerkats

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Remember, folks: not all meerkats are really, really irritating like the one in those adverts. Some of them are too cute for words - particularly when...

PHOTOS: Animals Get In The Halloween Spirit

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Comedy

It's Halloween! And nothing says ' cute' like a photograph of an animal playing with (or attempting to eat) a pumpkin. So here you ...

PICTURES: Meerkats Get In The Mood

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.10.2012 | UK

Meerkats have been getting into the spooky spirit at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park with treats from pumpkin-styled feeding buckets. The mammals have...


PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK

The rich autumn hues of fallen foliage provided the backdrop for an impossibly cute game of hide and seek on Thursday. The Meerkat enclosure at Bla...

Pictures Of The Day From Huffington Post Picture Desk Live: 11th October 2012

Posted 11.10.2012 | UK

Scroll down for some of the best news, entertainment, culture and sports pictures from around the world, brought to you by The Huffington Post's Pictu...

WATCH: Sleepy Meerkat Can't Stay Awake

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Comedy

Want to know how we're feeling today? (We thought you'd never ask!) Well, our whole mood and general demeanour can be summed up by this meerkat, who a...

PICTURES: Baby Meerkat In A Cup

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK

The meerkat pup causing a storm in a teacup weighs the same as four teacakes - and has been named Tunnock as a result. The teeny tiny creature was ...

WATCH: Kids Are Terrified By Easter Bunny

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 05.04.2012 | UK Comedy

Sadly, not all Easter bunnies are as sweet as the ones in a Peanuts cartoon. Just take a look at the video above - in which two happy, excited childre...

PICTURES: Animals 'Celebrating' Easter

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Comedy

The only thing better than Easter eggs are, surely, cuddly animals. So what do you get when you combine Easter eggs with cuddly animals? You get FEST...

PICTURES: Meerkat Triplets Named After Lion King Characters

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK

These three baby meerkats have been named Timon, Pumbaa and Rafiki - after characters from the Disney film The Lion King. The triplets were born th...

(PICTURES) Orphan 'Oliver Twist': Scottish Baby Meerkat Incomparably Cute

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK

First to fame was meerkat Timon, making his singing and dancing debut in The Lion King. Then meerkat Aleksandr entranced the small screen with Baltic ...

Pictures Of The Day: From Imogen Thomas To The Nutcracker

The Huffington Post UK | Matthew Tucker | Posted 15.12.2011 | UK

Imogen Thomas shows off her modelling skills with a wistful gaze to the cameras outside the High Court in London as she continues her legal battle ove...

La Senza Recalls Meerkat Hottie After Safety Concerns

Cosima Ungaro | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK

La Senza, the luxury lingerie company, has issued an urgent product recall after safety fears over its Meerkat Hottie toy. According to an advert i...