BBC Short Film Young Meerkats Up Close and Personal
from Wildlife Promise
The meerkat or suricate Suricata suricatta is a member of the mongoose family. It inhabits all parts of the Kalahari Desert in Botswana and South Africa. A group of meerkats is called a “mob”, “gang” or “clan”. A meerkat clan often contains about 20 meerkats at a time, Meerkats have an average life span of 12–14 years.