Ballarat Wildlife Park is pleased to announce the arrival of 6 Meerkats into its family. Ode, Imani, Asha, Kali, Lulu and Jamila.The Meerkats of Ballarat will inhabit their brand new enclosure at the Park, which includes a heated sleeping quarters that will be perfect for those cold winters nights in Ballarat.
Ode is the smallest Meerkat at the moment. Her name means born on the road. Imani is a very friendly Meerkat and her name means faith.
Asha means lively. A friendly Meerkat but when food is around she will try and get the others out of the way.
Kali is friendly and energetic and therefore her name can only mean one thing,energetic.
Lulu is a shy Meerkat who tends to stay out of the way of the others. Her name means pearl.
Jamila is our bravest Meerkat who looks after the group. Her name means beautiful.
Come along to see the meerkats this winter. A free guided tour runs every day at 11:00am, with free Animal Presentations running from 1:30pm daily. For tickets visit The Ballarat Wildlife Park open Monday -Sunday 9am-5pm.