Sākums Animals Slender-tailed Meerkat

Slender-tailed Meerkat

Meerkat is widespread in southern Africa. It occurs in Angola, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. The population is stable. There are no major threats currently known to affect the species.


■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Mammalia – mammals
■ Order Carnivora – carnivores
■ Family Herpestidae – mongooses and allies
■ Species Suricata suricatta – Meerkat, or Slender-tailed Meerkat

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