Meerkats are from the Mongoose family, originally from the Kalahari desert in southern Africa. These are small mammals and only grow around 1ft in height and weigh about 1kg, they are very fast on land and have a flexible body.

Did You Know… 

A group of Meekats are known as a gang or mob.

Diet – mainly insects, but they will eat snakes, lizards, scorpions, plants, eggs, and any small animals or birds they can catch.

Threat Status – Least Concerned

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