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Meerkats - Good Luck Minis®

SKU 343822

  • 192 Pieces Per Bag. Only Available in Bulk Purchase.
  • Known for their upright lookout posture, Meerkats live on the grasslands in the southern quarter of Africa, where they work together to create thriving communities. Their populations are stable and their conservation status is Least Concern.
  • Scientific Name: Suricata suricatta
  • Characteristics: These Meerkats are striking a typical attentive pose. Set them up to guard some birthday cupcakes or send them out as prizes or giveaways.
  • Size and Color: True to life, these mini Meerkat figures are golden brown with white underbellies and black facial accents. They stand about the height of a pen cap.
  • Meerkats are part of the Good Luck Minis® collection
  • All of our products are Non-toxic and BPA free
  • History

    Meerkats have an incredibly complex social structure. They live in groups of up to 50, but only one pair breeds. The rest have several roles to ensure the young are able to survive. Some serve as sentries, watching out for birds and defending the group’s territory. Some work as babysitters, caring for pups once they are able to leave their burrows. Others in the group teach the young how to hunt and deal with dangerous meals, such as scorpions. This cooperation gives the young the best chance of surviving.

    • Recommended Age: 5+
    • Size in cm: 3.81 L x 20.25 W x 25.5 H
    • Size in inches: 1.5 L x 7.97 W x 10.04 H
    • UPC: 095866343804
    Meerkats are playful animals that live in the Kalahari Desert in Africa. They eat insects, caterpillars and plants. Because they are immune to most venom, they can also eat poisonous snakes and scorpions without getting ill.