Meerkats at Whipsnade Zoo are celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with their very own "Zoobilee".
Keepers surprised Pixie and Bibbity with a patriotic picnic - complete with wicker baskets containing their favourite food and union flag bunting.
Four-year-old Pixie scampered through the newly-decorated habitat, searching for pellets and brown crickets.
Run by the Zoological Society of London, the conservation zoo is best known for its herd of Asian elephants.
The "Zoobilee" officially begins on Saturday and will last for a week throughout the half term school holidays.
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