Meerkat

Meerkat

Animal

  • Family
    Herpestidae
  • Class
    Mammalia
  • Order
    Carnivora
  • Lifespan
    12 – 14 years (In captivity)
  • Kingdom
    Animalia
  • Did you know
    Meerkats can close their ears, and membrane covers and protects their eyes while they dig.
Meerkat Profiles
  • About

    The meerkat or suricate is a small carnivoran belonging to the mongoose family. It is the only member of the genus Suricata. Meerkats live in all parts of the Kalahari Desert in Botswana, in much of the Namib Desert in Namibia and southwestern Angola, and in South Africa.

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