Meerkats are a common sight in the grasslands of Africa. These members of the mongoose family work together to stay safe from predators such as hawks and eagles. Their lookouts keep watch while the others forage for food. Meerkats have a complex system of interconnected burrows, which keeps them cool during hot African days. Your readers will learn these facts, and they'll learn what meerkats look like, what they eat, how they live, and what predators hunt them. They will be fascinated and amazed by intelligent burrowers.