Latin Name: Suricata suricatta
How big can I grow:
Up to 35cm in length
Where do I live:
Kalahari desert in Botswana, Namibia and South Africa
What do I eat:
Being omnivorous - vegetation, tubers, fruits, insects, reptiles, birds and small mammals
In the event of a predator, meerkats will act as a group and fight to protect each other!