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AN amourous meerkat has been evicted from his zoo home for be­ing “too in­ter­ested” in the fe­males.

Zookeep­ers look­ing af­ter “Sim­ples” Si­mon called on the help of ex­otic an­i­mal ex­pert Kevin Stevens af­ter the crea­ture started to take a lit­tle too much in­ter­est in his fe­male com­pan­ions.

Kevin, who runs Coast to Coast ex­otics in Dar­ling­ton, said the two-year-old meerkat “...was be­ing too amorous to­wards the other fe­males at the zoo and the al­pha male didn’t like it, so he was re­jected from the pack.

“This sort of thing of­ten hap­pens with meerkats.”

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