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Baby meerkats unveiled in Sydney

A Sydney zoo has unveiled two of its baby meerkats, named Nairobi and Zanzibar.

The pups were born in January weighing around 40 grams each but have now grown to 150 grams.

Their keeper Bobby Jo Vial said, "We feed them worms, cockroaches, crickets, maggots... All the yummy things. They also eat mice and small reptiles so they have a pretty varied diet but mostly insects."


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