The meerkat (Suricata suricatta) is a small mammal native to southern parts of Africa. It’s part of the mongoose family with males weighing an average of 1.5 lbs.
This skeleton can be shipped worldwide! It is mounted on a warthog tusk for added stability.
The meerkat eats mainly insects, but sometimes they indulge on lizards, snakes, scorpions and eggs. They also possesses an immunity to certain types of snake venom. The average lifespan of a meerkat is 12 to 14 years.
Timon from The Lion King was a meerkat.