Aardvarks Tip The Scales
- Friday, November 25, 2011
Scorch the Aardvark – one of our newest arrivals - has stepped onto the weighing scales as part of his routine health check.
Along with his older brother Tatsu, nine-month-old Scorch was given the once-over by Senior Keeper James Andrewes.
"We currently weigh our two aardvarks a couple of times a week,” James said.
“It’s important as it helps us monitor their health and general well-being.”
The results made happy reading with Scorch coming in at 43.8kgs and Tatsu a touch heavier, at 45.5kgs – ideal weights for their ages.
Both Aardvarks are set to make their public debut in the next few weeks when they move into their new home alongside the Meerkats.
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