Meerkat Family toddler short sleeve tee by Bella + Canvas woven with super-soft 100% airlume combed and ring-spun cotton. Side-seamed with tear-away label. No sweatshop/eco-friendly production.
Original artwork © 2010 Samara E. King & TwoBee, LLC rendered in color pencil for Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk.
Meerkats (Suricata suricatta) belong to the mongoose family and are the only members of the genus Suricata. Meerkats live in all parts of the Kalahari Desert, in much of the Namib Desert, and in South Africa. A group of meerkats is called a 'mob', 'gang' or 'clan' and usually consists of extended family with 10 to 30 members. Their cute babies are called pups, puppies, kits, kittens and sometimes cubs. Meerkats are listed as 'Least Concern' because they are relatively widespread within southern Africa, present in several protected areas, and there are no current major threats. Learn more about meerkats at: https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/meerkat/
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