El Paso Zoo will name a cockroach after your ex, then feed it to a meerkat on Valentine's Day

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EL PASO, Texas (KKTV) - Romance got you down this Valentine's Day? Think you can't celebrate because you don't have that special someone? Or ever just really wanted to see your ex devoured by a small animal?

The El Paso Zoo is making all your dreams come true!

The zoo says if you message them your ex's name, they will name a cockroach after him or her! Then on Valentine's Day, that cockroach will become meerkat food -- and you get to watch!

"This is a fun way to get the community involved in our daily enrichment activities," El Paso Zoo event coordinator Sarah Borrego told CBS News. "The meerkats love to get cockroaches as a snack and what better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than by feeding them a cockroach named after your ex!"

The event will be aired live on Facebook and on the El Paso Zoo's meerkat cam at 2:15 p.m. MST on Feb. 14.

UPDATE: The zoo says it has received such a tremendous response that it's going to let a few other animals join in on the fun!