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A new meerkat enclosure was recently unveiled at the Edinburgh Zoo, enabling visitors to come face-to-face with the adorable critters.

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grand opening featured an appearance by writer Alexander McCall Smith, who wrote the script to "Meerkats: The Movie," a 2008 British feature-length film about meerkats in the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa.

"Meerkats are extremely charismatic and inquisitive animals, making them extremely popular with our visitors," Chris West, chief executive officer for the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, which owns and operates the Edinburgh Zoo, said in a statement. "They will even hold eye contact, which makes it hard not to love them." [Related: 7 Ways Animals Are Like Humans]   Less «
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