Meerkats and the water mystery
A little while ago I mentioned that meerkats never drink water and yet they live active lives and require a lot of water for their metabolism. Remarkably they obtain all their water from the food which they eat. And they obtain all their food f
They feed mainly on juicy beetle larvae, succulent frogs and crunchy (but moisture-filled) scorpions and in this way they obtain all the moisture that they require.
In the following photo you can see the last bit of a scorpion just before this baby meerkat swallows it.