Good question. Meerkats need each other.
They all work together to raise baby meerkats
and keep them safe.
All animals need food. Meerkats eat many
different things, like bugs and lizards. They
learn how to hunt by playing and by watching older
All animals have to avoid being killed.
Meerkats look out for each other. Older meerkats
look after younger ones. They call out when they
see something dangerous.
All animals need water, but meerkats get most
of their water from what they eat. Staying in
cool burrows under the ground helps them need less
water. They work together to build and fix their
burrows. They need to get along to share their
You may want to study animals and grow up to be
Thanks for asking,