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A Meerkat (Suricata Suricatta) at Colchester Zoo, UK.

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Meerkat (Suricata suricatta), Zoo Leipzig (Saxony, Germany)

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Meerkat (Suricata suricatta), Melbourne Zoo, Australia

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A meerkat in the exhibit at Taronga Zoo, Sydney Australia

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Two meerkats at the Royal Melbourne Zoological Gardens

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Meerkats (Suricata suricatta)

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A Meerkat (Suricata Suricatta) at Colchester Zoo, UK.

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A Meerkat (Suricata Suricatta) at Colchester Zoo, UK.

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A Meerkat (Suricata Suricatta) at Colchester Zoo, UK.

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A Meerkat (Suricata Suricatta) at Colchester Zoo, UK.

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A Meerkat (Suricata Suricatta) at Colchester Zoo, UK.

What Do Meerkats Eat?
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Meerkat pups eat solid food, like insects, as young as three weeks old, subsisting on mother's milk for the first few weeks of life.

What Do Meerkats Eat?
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As omnivores, Meerkats eat insects, small reptiles, small mammals, and scorpions.

Meerkat, suricata suricatta, Adult sitting, Sunning outside Burrow, Namibia

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Meerkats pile on top of one another to help protect themselves from predators.

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Craziest Animal Adaptations: Meerkat
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A Meerkat Family sunbathing. Their eyes have a clear protective membrane that shields them from dirt while digging.

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Meerkats are able to kill and eat venomous snakes and scorpions without being hurt, as they have some immunity to the venom.