This series documents the everyday lives of a group of wild meerkats in the wild Kalahari Desert, located in Southern Africa. Watch as the small animals' fight to survive daytime, and see the animals as never seen before. You see it how they see it- from their perspective. This series originally debuted in the UK on 12 September 2005. This series was so successful that Animal Planet picked it up and began airing it on its' channels in Australia, Canada, and the U.S. in 2006. Since then the series has not only become the Animal Planet's most popular series of all time but it is now seen in over 160 countries worldwide.