James borrell is a conservation scientist and science communicator, with a particular interest in how species adapt to changing climate.

Friday Photo: Zulu the orphaned Meerkat

Say hi to Zulu, the orphaned Meerkat. His mother had been killed on a road, with Zulu left sitting on the verge. A kind passer-by brought him to a nearby reserve in case they could do something. I don’t normally go in for ‘cute’ or ‘cuddly’, but as this little chap skidded across the floor after crickets, I couldn’t help but develop a soft spot for him, and I hope you will too.





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