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Sibling Rivalry

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Sibling Rivalry (alternatively titled The House of Zappa) is the sixth episode of the third season of Meerkat Manor


The Zappa wake to find their dominant female Lola is missing. She is discovered some distance away with a puff adder wound to her side. In her absence her sister Punk tries to lead the group out foraging by making lead calls, but she is ignored by the group. In Whiskers' territory, Zappa rover Houdini makes a bold move by inviting himself into the Whiskers' burrow in search of females. He finds one half of the Whiskers, led by Rocket Dog, and causes excitement among the females. However he is chased off by Whiskers males.

After hours of searching Lola finally finds her family. But upon her arrival she is overthrown by Punk and is forced to spend a night alone. In the meantime domiannt male Frank grooms Punk in an attempt to win over her affections. A week later Punk is radio collared and has accepted Lola back into the Zappa. Houdini returns from his roving trip and is quickly challenged by Frank. The males compete but Punk chooses Houdini over the older male. Frank is then cast out of the group. Punk and Houdini then lead the Zappa into Whiskers territory to steal their food.

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