Alpha Pair

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Suricates - Behavior
... The alpha pair often scent-mark subordinates of the group to express their authority, and this is usually followed by the subordinates grooming the alphas and ... Most meerkats in a group are all siblings or offspring of the alpha pair ... have never produced offspring of their own often lactate to feed the alpha pair's young, while the alpha female is away with the rest of the group ...

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