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Adopt Kate The slender tailed meerkat

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What's included?

1

Cuddly Toy

...or if that’s not what you’re after you can choose a Durrell cap at checkout.

2

Photo

The best way to stay in contact... with your new adopted family member Kate is simply to visit her, here at Jersey Zoo. But, like faraway family members, sometimes that's just not possible. Keep Kate in your thoughts with a high quality, exclusive portrait photo, included in your adoption pack.

3

Certificate

Your adoption is a celebration... so show your certificate with pride! Thanks to you, Kate will receive the very best care here at Jersey Zoo.Sound good? There's more: Your money is also supporting incredibly effective work to protect some of the most threatened animals in the world from extinction. We think that’s worth shouting about. Go you!

4

Keeper Letter

Included in your adoption pack is a very special letter, to you, from a mutual friend who knows Kate best - her keeper.Discover her vibrant personality, what makes her ‘tick’, and what your kind adoption is doing to help us give Kate the best possible care.

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Factsheet

Adopting Kate is the perfect gift for any budding animal lover!Our included fact sheet is a stepping stone to a world of discovery of this wonderful species. Uncover fascinating facts about Kate and her wild cousins, as well as the vital work being done to safeguard their survival in the wild.

6

Bookmark, sticker &...

By adopting Kate, you're already doing so much to help her species.As an extra little 'thank you', we'll add a few goodies to your adoption pack - a Durrell Animal Adoptions bookmark and Durrell sticker. We'll also share some wallpapers with you, so you can be reminded of your new best friend Kate each time you use your mobile device or computer!

7

Birthday Message

A birthday's always better when it's full of surprises! So... we won't give too much away right now. But you can be sure we'll help you to celebrate your new best friend Kate's special day, in a very special way.

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Upgrades

Choose extras such as Jersey Zoo tickets or help your adopted animal to thrive by upgrading your adoption to a silver or gold adoption and receive a special gift or meet your adopted animal.

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1 Cuddly Toy Open

...or if that’s not what you’re after you can choose a Durrell cap at checkout.

2 Photo Open

The best way to stay in contact... with your new adopted family member Kate is simply to visit her, here at Jersey Zoo. But, like faraway family members, sometimes that's just not possible. Keep Kate in your thoughts with a high quality, exclusive portrait photo, included in your adoption pack.

3 Certificate Open

Your adoption is a celebration... so show your certificate with pride! Thanks to you, Kate will receive the very best care here at Jersey Zoo.Sound good? There's more: Your money is also supporting incredibly effective work to protect some of the most threatened animals in the world from extinction. We think that’s worth shouting about. Go you!

4 Keeper Letter Open

Included in your adoption pack is a very special letter, to you, from a mutual friend who knows Kate best - her keeper.Discover her vibrant personality, what makes her ‘tick’, and what your kind adoption is doing to help us give Kate the best possible care.

5 Factsheet Open

Adopting Kate is the perfect gift for any budding animal lover!Our included fact sheet is a stepping stone to a world of discovery of this wonderful species. Uncover fascinating facts about Kate and her wild cousins, as well as the vital work being done to safeguard their survival in the wild.

6 Bookmark, sticker &... Open

By adopting Kate, you're already doing so much to help her species.As an extra little 'thank you', we'll add a few goodies to your adoption pack - a Durrell Animal Adoptions bookmark and Durrell sticker. We'll also share some wallpapers with you, so you can be reminded of your new best friend Kate each time you use your mobile device or computer!

7 Birthday Message Open

A birthday's always better when it's full of surprises! So... we won't give too much away right now. But you can be sure we'll help you to celebrate your new best friend Kate's special day, in a very special way.

8 * Upgrades Open

Choose extras such as Jersey Zoo tickets or help your adopted animal to thrive by upgrading your adoption to a silver or gold adoption and receive a special gift or meet your adopted animal.

Compare packages

Kate’s story…

Some meerkats are beyond compare…

and we think our Kate is definitely a matchless mammal! She does her share of sentry duty, but she’s proven to be a great mum, and emerged from her burrow followed by beautiful babies earlier this year!

She’s a ‘model mongoose’…

and along with the other meerkats, teaches our keepers how to work with similar small carnivores, so that the skills can be used with truly threatened relatives. She’s also a star attraction at our ‘Discovery Desert’!

How Durrell helps slender tailed meerkats

Durrell first began working with the meerkat as a 'model' species in 1999, when a group consisting of a breeding pair and their five offspring, arrived from a wildlife park in England. As it is thought to be the one of the least threatened of the mongoose family, this species is being cared for to enable Durrell to develop successful husbandry methods for future use on more endangered relatives such as the narrow-striped mongoose.

About Durrell

'Durrell' is an international charity dedicated to 'Saving Species From Extinction'. Founded by author and naturalist Gerald Durrell, we've been saving some of the world's most endangered animals for over half a century. Through our Wildlife Park in Jersey, conservation academies in Mauritius and Jersey, and 45 field projects worldwide, our unique approach tackles conservation from all angles.

About Durrell

'Durrell' is an international charity dedicated to 'Saving Species From Extinction'. Founded by author and naturalist Gerald Durrell, we've been saving some of the world's most endangered animals for over half a century. Through our Zoo in Jersey, conservation academies in Mauritius and Jersey, and 45 field projects worldwide, our unique approach tackles conservation from all angles.

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