England's Chester Zoo has gotten sweeter and squeakier.

The zoo recently welcomed dwarf mongoose triplets. This the second litter for mom Hope and dad Cooper. Keepers believe the babies were born around February 16, but the zoo isn't sure of the exact date since the animals were born underground in a burrow.

Keepers realized the triplets arrived after hearing "tiny squeaks" coming from the burrow a few weeks ago. In the past few days, the baby mongeese have gained the confidence to venture above ground and explore their habitat with mom and dad. Along with their parents, the little ones have also started spending time with the five other mongeese that live in their exhibit — and they are a helpful bunch.

"Given the size of the pups, they’re a little too small to sex at the moment, but we should know if they’re male or female in the next few weeks," White adding that "playful" pack of babies are doing well.

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