If you've found yourself staring at our logo, head tilted to one side, eyes squinting to make-out the type of silhouetted animal....well, you're not alone. Most assume it's a ground hog or some type of marmot, but it's actually a meerkat. Why the meerkat you may wonder?
Meerkats are desert dwellers and are known to live with their large families in extensive underground tunnels. Each family group is lead by an alpha pair while the other family members fulfill various roles, such as babysitting or hunting for food. One of the most important roles a meerkat plays is that of the sentry, or watch guard. Is it starting to make more sense now? We hope so!
The sentry meerkat will stand on its hind legs, propped up by its tail, and act as a lookout while the rest of the family is outside looking for food and frolicking in the sun. The sentry stays on lookout, scanning the area for predators, including hawks, eagles, snakes and jackals. If a predator is spotted, the guard lets out a distinctive bark. At the sound of t