All across the country, people have been uploading Harlem Shake videos to the internet, causing an online phenomenon the likes of which are unprecedented. This trend has now spread to the animal kingdom - and the meerkats of Drusillas Park in Sussex have been getting in on the action.
The mammals have been delving into the bright-orange buckets and getting to grips with their favourite snacks, including crickets and mealworms, at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park near Hythe, Kent.
– Adrian Harland, Animal Director
We are always looking for new ways to encourage mental, physical and sensory perception to keep our residents occupied and happy. Enrichment is an important part of looking after animals at Port Lympne.
Across the park, the Malayan tapirs tried out their skills at the popular Halloween-themed game of apple bobbing.
Baby meerkats at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in Kent are pictured congratulating themselves on winning Gold for the animal Olympics, in the highly contested, 'cute category'.
Adrian Harland, animal director, said: "The four kittens were born to mum Tiggs and have now started venturing out into their new home. The kittens are a hit with our visitors who love watching their sporting antics."
Easter may still be a few days awa, but that hasn't stopped Meerkats at Port Lympne Animal Park in Kent from feasting on Easter eggs. They're filled with treats to teach them to work on how to get inside.
The meerkats at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, near Ashford, were very "eggcited" when keepers provided some novel Easter themed enrichment for them, in the form of giant papier-mâché eggs filled with treats.