When meerkats stand on their legs they are 12 inches tall.
On their front feet they have long claws.
Meerkats have small ears and eyes.
Meerkats eat roots,fruit,insects and lizards.
Meerkats hunt for 3-4 hours a day.
They use a chattering call when they hunt.
Meerkats live in Southern Africa.
The desert spreads over 1 million square miles
During the summer 122f