An extended family group of meerkats are observed in Africa's Kalahari desert as they forage for food, battle rival groups and avoid predators.
Since the death of their former leader, Flower, the Whiskers family is in chaos. Rocket Dog struggles as the new dominant female against stiff competition from her sisters. Maybeline breaks off and forms her own clan, while Sophie competes to find a mate before Rocket Dog can secure her position. Continuous meddling from their father, Zaphod, isn't helping anyone, and tension is only intensified by the continuing threat fromt eh Commandoes gang.
When an inexperienced mother gives birth before the camera, it's an event that's never been witnessed by anyone before, including scientists.
Mick Kaczorowski, executive producer for Meerkat Manor, offers insight into Zaphod's habit of running off potential suitors.
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