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Mongooses Given Ball Pit For Christmas

The Houston Zoo gave its mongooses a ball pit for Christmas, and they absolutely loved it.
Posted at 1:09 PM, Dec 15, 2014

Staff at The Houston Zoo are brilliant — who else would think of combining a ball pit and mongooses?

Probably the greatest Christmas gift ever. 

According to the YouTube description, the ball pit was an animal-enrichment exercise. Mongooses love to dig, and the ball pit promotes that. 

There was also food at the bottom of the ball pit, but instead of dining and dashing, the mongooses stuck around to play.