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Meerkat #1: I'm sure we parked around here somewhere.
Meerkat #2: I told you we should have used Mapquest
Meerkat #1: How many times do I have to tell you? Mapquest doesn't list Burning Man. It's out in the middle of the desert.
Meerkat #2: Yeah, "desert". Like a need a reminder of *that*. I'm schvitzing like a Tier
(Meerkat #3 thinks of a hot sweaty Tyr and swoons)
Meerkat #3: (opens one eye and protests) It's the heat, I tell you! I'm a manly man! Um, a meerkatty meerkat! I mean... shut up or I'll leghump you into the next century!
Meerkat #4: I though we all agreed to pitch in for a car with GPS this year?
Meerkats 1, 2 & 3: IT'S IN THE CAR!
Meerkat #4: Hey, don't yell at me. I'm not the one who insisted we go behind the rock to take a leak. Who do we need privacy from out here? The car? News flash: we're NAKED!"
Meerkat #1: Shut up about the GPS. All it ever did was flash a big red arrow saying "You are here"
Meerkat #4: Well, maybe if you'd sprung for the deluxe atlas... but no, you have to pick the one that "looked like a Hitchhiker's Guide"
Meerkat #2: I dunno about you, but I could use a "DON'T PANIC!" in large friendly letters right about now. And a towel. (continues to schvitz like a Tier)
Meerkat #3: (still on the ground) Hey, guys! I'm a medical casualty. Heat stroke! Shouldn't you be carrying me or something?
Meerkat #4: Nah, as far as I'm concerned you're dead and sun-roasting. Come lunchtime, we're gonna go all Donner Party on you!
Meerkat #1: Wait. That cactus looks familiar!
Meerkat #2: (snarkily) Well, why don't you go over and chat it up, then? Maybe you knew each other in college.
Meerkat #3: Unm... guys... not to panic or something, but I think I just saw a prairie (gulps) dog go over that ridge
Meerkat #4: Listen, you moron, for the last time: we're Herpestinae --mongeese-- not Felidae The 'kat' thing is just a myth. Meerkat Afrikaans for "marsh cat" -- but have you ever seen one of us near a marsh? No. And cats aren't really afraid of dogs anyway. That a human cartoon myth. Human are morons. That why I want see one burn!
Meerkat #1: Herpestinae?? Now *there's* a racist myth! We were all just Viverridae until Kipling wrote Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, and the mongeeses got all uppity and started claiming they were a separate family.
Meerkat #2: Great. More PC radical BS. While you two were getting all politically enlightened, it's too bad no one told you it's mongooses not mongeese!
Meerkat #3: Well, maybe he''s got a cell phone. We can call the rental company and have them track the.. um, guys, what kind of car was it?
Meerkat #1: A red Subaru Baja.
Meerkat #3: I was afraid of that. because that's what that b*st*rd prairie dog was driving! After him!
(all scamper off)

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