Kirkleatham Owl Centre says that Mario and his meerkat friends like to spend much of the day foraging for food, creepy crawlies, small mammals and birds eggs.
More top news
We ask a gardening expert's view on this summer's weather, and look back on the season's highlights.
Exclusive: Durham County Council says it has taken action over staff behaviour, after secret filming by a student at a pupil referral unit.
The 20-year-old winger is the club's 11th senior signing of the summer.