- One defense tactic used by meerkat groups is to stand upright, puff up their fur, and band together. This forms an intimidating group.
- Meerkats cleverly defend themselves by stirring up dust (to hide) before they retreat to a bolthole, or temporary burrow.
anything an organism does involving action or response to stimulation.
material, usually of plant or animal origin, that living organisms use to obtain nutrients.
danger or risk.
toxic or containing dangerous chemicals.
animal that hunts other animals for food.
animal that is hunted and eaten by other animals.
ability to live.
poisonous substance, usually one produced by a living organism.