This is a documentary drama series which follows a meerkat family in the Kalahari Desert, South Africa, called the Whiskers.

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Flower the Meerkat ...
 Herself (30 episodes, 2005-2007)
Mozart the Meerkat ...
 Herself (27 episodes, 2005-2007)
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 Narrator (26 episodes, 2005-2006)
Zaphod the Meerkat ...
 Himself (22 episodes, 2005-2007)
Youssarian the Meerkat ...
 Himself (17 episodes, 2005-2007)
Mitch the Meerkat ...
 Himself (17 episodes, 2005-2007)
...
 Narrator / ... (14 episodes, 2007)
...
 Herself - Narrator (13 episodes, 2008)
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This is a documentary drama series which follows a meerkat family in the Kalahari Desert, South Africa, called the Whiskers. Flower is the leader/dominant female of the group, Zaphod is her partner and dominant male, Youssarian is Zaphod's younger brother and Flower's ex-lover and Mozart, Tosca and Shakespeare are all children of Flower. In our journey with this group we'll follow several intriguing events like: Fights with arch rival group the Lazuli; storms; death; family politics and the disappearance of a meerkat we had gotten to know very well. Written by SBMag

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Follow the daily saga of the Whiskers, a 12-inch tall family that's a lot like yours.

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Meerkat Manor: The Next Generation  »

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Narrators Bill Nighy and Sean Astin have both played the hobbit Samwise Gamgee in adaptations of The Lord of the Rings. See more »

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Really cute...watch this
3 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK, so the hardest part of watching this is to not assign human emotions to this little wild critters and to get over our human desire to save every creature. After all, they live in the wild and they have their own ways and we need to just let them be and enjoy them.

The meerkats are adorable...the funniest little faces and bodies and they way they stand on their hind feet and look around is just a scream, but of course it has purpose. The closeups give me the shivers because I can see the fleas flitting around their little bodies and there for a while one of them had ticks, which are normally group groomed off.

Listen, take the time to watch this. Anyone would enjoy it, or they don't have a heart. The meerkats are adorable and lovable, except for the fleas.


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