Select your favourite meerkat group(s) from the list below, and see what will come with your Friends membership.
With each group, you will receive the following:
- The Friends Package for your group
- Periodical information like profiles of individual meerkats (e.g. rovers, dominants)
- Registered access to the Friends Burrow with more information about our groups, like family trees, profiles of individual meerkats, or detailed life history reports and The Meerkatter. The Friends Burrow also includes an online forum for Friends to meet, and the opportunity to ask questions to the researchers.
Please see the publicly available information on the Balrog group (see Balrog profile example) as an example of what is provided in the Friends package.
The following groups are currently available as Friends Groups:
- Drie Doring
- Elveera and Phantoms
- Park groups (at previous study site)
- Starsky, Aztecs and Hoax
- Young Ones and Avatar
Other groups may become available over time, though contents of the Friends package may vary. Please check back here.
Last update of the chronologies: November 2012 – see the monthly life history reports for more recent events (click here).