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Meerkats

Suricata suricatta

Diet
Group Name
Distribution & Habitat
Insectivore:
Meerkats are primarily insectivores but also eat other animals, plants and fungi
A Mob, A Gang or A Clan
Distribution:
Angola; Botswana; Namibia; South Africa
Habitat:
Desert & Savannah
Fun Fact
A meerkat has the ability to dig through a quantity of sand equal to its own weight in just seconds. Digging is done to create burrows, to get food and also to create dust clouds to distract predators

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