13/01/2017 9:56 AM AEDT | Updated 13/01/2017 3:20 PM AEDT

Meerkats Are The Sorority Sisters Of The Animal Kingdom

How did we never notice this before?

Meerkats: the fluffy little sentries that make grown men squeal at the zoo. The animals are so popular they even had their own reality show. We thought we knew them.

But now, a very important question has popped up on Twitter that could change the way we see them forever. Are meerkats the sorority sisters of the animal kingdom?

It's hard to deny, all the posing and hugging in their photos creates an uncanny likeness to female college students. You be the judge: