Animal Diaries Archive
Zeehan's Big Day Out!
27 January 2006On Monday this week, one of our youngest devils, Zeehan, moved into an on-display enclosure. This 12-month-old little boy is currently living next door to his mum and aunty. What an adventure for such a little devil!
Zeehan was living comfortably in an off-display enclosure, but it was nothing compared to his new place. He did a lot of running when he first went in; he could not decide what to smell first! There's a waterfall, rocks to run all over and plants to climb and play on. He loved the sandpit a lot; he dug some holes and scented all over it. The best part is a beautifully air-conditioned den to snooze in. The biggest thing for him to get used to is all the faces staring through the glass at him. He is certainly very curious about it all. Even though there is so very much to do, Zeehan is always keen for a big hug everytime we walk past!
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