"The Meerkat or Suricate (Scientific name: Suricata suricatta is a small carnivoran belonging to the Mongoose family. It is the only member of the genus Suricata." (Image: "Brandi's spirit animal is an adorable Meercat!
The Meerkat is a small mammal belonging to the mongoose family. Meerkats live in all parts of the Kalahari Desert in Botswana, in much of the Namib Desert in Namibia and SW Angola, and in South Africa. I love Meerkats!