Meerkat Lessons

October 2006
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;10/20/2006, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p2
The article discusses a research on meerkats conducted by scientists from England. The study found that wild meerkats school their young. They teach their pups to catch insects and other prey. In one instance, scientists observed meerkats teaching their young how to handle scorpions without getting hurt.


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