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Meerkats as desert specialists

Updated Thursday, 23rd October 2014
Meerkats are often associated with the Kalahari sands and, over time, have become highly adapted to the desert conditions.

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Additional footage is taken from the BBC series Africa: The Kalahari (Copyright: BBC. Used with permission).


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