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Adopt a Meerkat

Are you mad about meerkats or do you know someone who is? Sponsor a meerkat at Drusillas today! When you adopt a meerkat you help us with our animal care and conservation programmes. So what are you waiting for? Adopt a meerkat today!

A meerkat adoption will be a magical gift for any meerkat lover! Our adopt a meerkat gift pack includes:

  • Between 1-3 complimentary tickets to meet the meerkat you have adopted
  • An adopt a meerkat UK certificate signed by a Zoo Director
  • An adoption plaque on or near the meerkat enclosure
  • A picture of the meerkat you have adopted

How do I adopt a meerkat?

To adopt a meerkat, first choose one of our mischievous meerkats from our list of Animals to Adopt. Once you have selected the meerkat you wish to adopt please download and complete the Adoption Form. Then either post the form back to us or email it to us at [email protected]. Alternatively please come and visit us in the Visitor Services Office opposite the Park Entrance.

Our adopt a meerkat gift packages are ideal for an unusual gift or as a work, school or group mascot!

Corporate Adoptions

With almost 400,000 visitors a year a corporate meerkat adoption would give your company the unique opportunity to advertise your services or products on a plaque alongside other current adopters and will show your support of Drusillas and the valuable conservation work we undertake. We have two corporate adoption schemes which start from £100 and include a minimum of four complimentary entry tickets. Please email us at [email protected] for more details.

About Drusillas Meerkats:

A happy troop of meerkats lives at Drusillas Park. You’ll be able to easily spot them standing on their back legs keeping lookout over the zoo. Meerkats are a member of the mongoose family, with long front claws for digging burrows and slender tails to help them balance whilst standing upright. This alert posture helps meerkats warm their bellies after sleeping on the cold desert floor. Meerkats are very social animals and are always running up to check on our visitors! Don’t delay, sponsor a meerkat today! 

Prices: 

Meerkat adoption packages are available from £40. Please click the link for more details on price and a full list of Meerkats to Adopt.  

To download an adoption application form please click this link.

Special adopt a meerkat gift offers

- 15% reduction on continuous adoption but not applicable with any other offer.

- 15% discount to all Annual Members for all new annual adoptions.

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