Members Only Month

January 4th - February 4th 2022 is open to our Members Only. We look forward to welcoming all our visitors back on February 5th 2022

Admission Prices Inc. Donation Exc. Donation
Adult £23.00 £20.68
Children (3-15 Years) £16.50 £15.00
Under 3's £1.10 £1.00
Concession (Senior 65+/Student) £19.25 £17.50
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Child / Adult / Carer £11.00 £10.00

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Yellow Mongoose

Cynictis penicillata

There are 34 species of mongoose, belonging to the family Herpestidae.



Size: Head / Body Length 27 - 38cm
Weight: 450 - 800g



Yellow mongoose are found in southern Angola, Namibia, Botswana, south-western Zimbabwe and South Africa.



Insects make up the majority of the yellow mongoose diet. They also eat lizards, snakes, birds, eggs and small mammals as well as fruit, maize, grass seeds and other vegetation. Here at the park the yellow mongoose are fed a varied diet of meat, eggs, fruit and insects.



Between 1-4 young are born in a litter after a pregnancy of 6 - 8 weeks, with weaning taking place at approximately 6 weeks of age. Our yellow mongoose breed regularly at the park.



The yellow mongoose is not believed to be endangered, and is found in many protected areas in Africa.

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