Species Suricata suricatta (Schreber, 1776) (Suricate, meerkat)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Carnivora
  • ---- family: Herpestidae
  • ----- species: Suricata suricatta
Synonyms:
  • Suricata suricata
Characteristics:carnivore; body-length: 25-35cm; the colour is silvery-brown with darker spots which may merge into crosslines on the lower back; the tail is not bushy and dark tipped;
Countries:
BW
Botswana
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
Links:
References:Cillié 1997: 164
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Date: 2006-12-26
Place: Zoo Leipzig, Germany
Creator: Christfried Naumann
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Source: wikimedia
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License
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Permission: PD
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