Meerkats in Ljubljana National Zoo, Slovenia

Meerkats, also known as suricates, are small carnivorous mammals belonging to the mongoose family. Visitors to the Ljubljana National Zoo in Slovenia can observe these curious creatures up close. Meerkats are native to southern Africa, where they live in large groups called mobs or gangs.

In the wild, meerkats are known for their cooperative behavior and teamwork. They take turns standing guard while the rest of the group searches for food. Meerkats are also known for their communication skills, using a wide range of vocalizations and body language to communicate with each other.
You can watch meerkats through a webcam.The zoo's meerkat enclosure is designed to resemble their natural habitat, complete with sandy burrows for them to dig and play in.
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