Meerkat

Meerkat

MEERKAT

Suricata suricatta

  • Native to: Native to South Africa, Botswana, Namibia and West Angola.
  • Diet: They are primarily insectivorous which means the majority of their diet consists of insects but they also eat other things.
  • Lifespan: 12-14 years in captivity.
  • IUCN Status: Least Concern.
  • Fun Facts: Meerkats are small mammals from the mongoose family and are very social by nature – meerkats live in groups called mobs, gangs or clans. They are commonly known for their inquisitive nature and upright stance.

 

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December 10, 2014

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