Meerkats Throw Heads Back in Glee While Being Groomed With Broom

These cute meerkats at Werribee Zoo loved getting special pats with a broom, throwing their heads back and smiling with glee at all the special attention.The tiny mob were gently brushed and lavished with attention by their beloved keeper, who filmed them on “keeper cam.”“Werribee Zoo’s animal experts implement a wide array of training and enrichment programs designed to stimulate and exercise the animals, including the meerkats,” a Werribee spokeswoman said.“These include positive reinforcement training exercises designed to allow keepers to perform health checks with minimum interference. Meerkat mobs are complex social structures comprising of leaders, lookouts and even babysitters.” Credit: Zoos Victoria via Storyful

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