Meerkat Manor: Flower of the Kalahari (titled Meerkat Manor: The Story of Flower of the Kalahari in the UK version) is a book written by Professor Tim Clutton Brock. The Book was first published in 2007, then again in 2008 with alternate covers. The book has been released with three seperate book covers in both hardcover and paperback.
The story is focused on Flower's earlier years, detailing every adventure of her complex life from her birth to her unfortunate death, through all the struggles that her famous family, the Whiskers, endured over so many years. The book also talks about how the Kalahari Meerkat Project was founded, problems the researchers encountered, the author's experience with previous animal studie
s and the making of Meerkat Manor. Furthermore the book includes information about the meerkat's intricate lives and facts about the Kalahari Desert and its inhabitants. There is a chronicle of Flower's years, a list of all her offspring, including the litters of her well-known daughters Mozart and Baddiel. As well as a list of the Whiskers' major events during Flower's lifetime and stunning photos depicting her world from her point of view.