A baby mongoose that was abandoned by its mother has been getting its strength up thanks to staff at a local owl sanctuary.
Mario was found cold and weak by Kirkleatham Owl Centre manager Craig Wesson at just a few hours old.
But a couple of weeks later, he is already at home with the other animals at the Redcar animal park.
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