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They have the ability to expel Cobras out of their territory, as they are immune to their venom.


This small mammal, whose name comes from Swahili and means "cat rock",is a member of the mongoose family. They are native to the region of the Kalahari and Namib Africa. It is one of the smaller varieties of the species. The colony size can reach 40 individuals and are burrowing animals. Loro Parque has built a superb display with underground networks so that they can make their tunnels at ease. The meerkat is carnivorous and feeds mainly on insects, spiders, and other small mammals.