Monty is the top meerkat according to Drusillas Park visitors

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Monty the Meerkat has more annual adoptions than any other animal at the zoo and three times as many as his closest rival, Slasher the penguin. To celebrate this accolade zoo

keepers treated him to a selection of his favourite treats including mealworms, locusts and crickets on Valentine’s Day,

Monty was born at Drusillas Park on April 30 2006, is the second youngest member of the group and lives alongside his father, Tubani, six brothers and two sisters.