Five Meerkats is located in the Arid Garden. Meerkats, native to South Africa, live in extended family groups. These five, the work of artist Tom Hillis, are standing tall and alert. This is one of the earliest pieces Fred Meijer acquired.
Tom Hillis. Five Meerkats, 1996. Bronze, 15 x 22 x 31 inches. Gift of Fred and Lena Meijer.