Baby Meerkats warming up and being groomed

Co-operative thermoregulaton in action: This meerkat scrumming is a way for the meerkats to keep warm and is essential for thermoregulation to ensure homeostasis. Unlike the warmer times of the day when meerkats stretch their solar panel bellies to absorb…Read More

WATCH OUT WHERE YOU WALK...a wild Cobra snake eating a toad

CAPE COBRA SNAKE AND TOAD ENCOUNTER RESERVE NEWSFLASH! (Naja nivea = neurotoxic venom) https://youtu.be/Q9o8xFEP_ts This is an unedited video with commentary as the scene unfolds. Meerkats and Mongooses also eat toads...and sometimes snakes...and snakes…Read More

Meerkats can teach us about snake conservation...learn how

CONSERVATION THROUGH EDUCATION / NATUURBEWAARING DEUR OPLEIDING PROTECT OUR SNAKES: Full narrated video here: https://youtu.be/kiZfBbJQpns ANOTHER NATURES CLASSROOM LESSON OF TOLERANCE TOWARDS SNAKES... Meet my snake friend Ziziphus: she is a beautiful…Read More

MEERKAT image slideshow

Meerkat image slideshow: https://youtu.be/vyc_HpkciU4 MEERKATS BOOK BY AUTHOR GRANT MC ILRATH THE MEERKAT MAN ISBN-13 9781921517655 The book can also be requested as a reference book in libraries and educational institutions as it is a scientific…Read More

Snowy mountain view seen from the reserve in September 2018

September 2018: Snowy view of The Great Black Mountains (Swartberg) in The Meerkat Magic Valley Reserve of The Meerkat Magic Conservation Project - home of The Ungulungu Meerkats and The Tsebokolodi Mongooses: https://youtu.be/lb-mWYqZ99k The recent 24 mm of…Read More

Why do certain Meerkats guard and not others?

ELEVATED GUARDING IN MEERKATS - VIGILANCE AND ASSOCIATED ENERGY Which factors determine who guards - the frequency, duration and relative position to individuals within a Meerkat…Read More

The tragic Meerkat pet trade - your vote can help...

THE TRAGIC MEERKAT PET TRADE: Your anonymous vote can help spread an awareness about the meerkat / suricate pet trade and aid Conservation Through Education – please vote here:  http://www.meerkatmagic.com/modules.php?name=Surveys&pollID=5 
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