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Meerkat Manor TV Show Facts

Season three of Meerkat Manor begins August 10, 2007.
Courtesy of Animal Planet

Part Sopranos, part Days of Our Lives, part National Geographic - Meerkat Manor follows the surprisingly dramatic lives of warring meerkat families. Check out the 411 on this wild adventure!

Meerkat Manor - Main Characters

  • Flower Whiskers: The leader of the Whiskers family and mother to more than 30 pups. Flower is usually a tough love sort of lady, but she's capable of really pouring on the affection when it's needed.
  • Zaphod Whiskers: Flower's partner and the dominant male in the Whiskers family.
  • Tosca Whiskers: Flower's rebellious daughter who was once cut out of the family for having illegitimate babies. She was allowed back in to the family at one point, but was then kicked out again for getting a little too friendly with a rival family, the Splinters. She has since mysteriously disappeared.
  • Rocket Dog Whiskers: The daughter of Flower who becomes the leader of the Whiskers family when her mother mysteriously disappears. Upon mom's return, she becomes a frustrated underling again. She schemes and waits for her next opportunity to assume power.
  • Big Si Lazuli: The head of the Lazuli family who dies of tuberculosis.
  • Cazanna Lazuli: Big Si's partner and the dominant female of the family. She is inconsolable after Big Si's death, and unable to have babies with the new dominant male because he's her son.
  • J.D. Lazuli: Big Si's son who fights his way to head of the family after his father dies.
  • Hannibal Commando: The vicious head of the Commando crime family. He has one eye, a surely temperament, and a frightening reputation.
  • Nikita Commando: Hannibal's partner who is just as vicious and feared as her mate. She's notorious for killing the babies of rivals.
  • Meerkat Manor - Fun Facts

  • The third season of Meerkat Manor starts Friday, August 10, 2007 at 8:30 PM.
  • The Meerkats are filmed in the Kalahari Desert, South Africa where they are monitored by scientists from Cambridge University.
  • The show is narrated by Bill Nighly when the show is shown in the UK and Canada, Sean Astin in the US, and Mike Goldman for the Australian version.
  • A group of meerkats is called a "mob".
  • Tommy Gavin is shown to be watching Meerkat Manor on an episode of the hit show Rescue Me.
  • Meerkat Manor - Season One and Two DVDs

    All the fun of the first two seasons of Meerkat Manor is now available on DVD. The seasons are sold separately in four disc collector sets. Check 'em out to watch the meerkat drama unfold in the first mongoose soap-opera to hit the airwaves!

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