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Copyright: Piot SK (PiotrSk) (42)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-05-22
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Sony A700, Minolta AF 75-300
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/800 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-04-08 11:33
Viewed: 3202
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The meerkat or suricate Suricata suricatta is a small mammal and a member of the mongoose family. It inhabits all parts of the Kalahari Desert in Botswana and South Africa. A group of meerkats is called a "mob", "gang" or "clan". A meerkat clan often contains about 20 meerkats at a time, but some superfamilies have had 50 or more. Meerkats have an average life span of 12-14 years.

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great shoot details colors very veyr well done
see you

bonjour piot
une tres jolie photo de ce chien de prairie,un beau mâle!!!
bonne netteté sur le sujet.
laurent

Hello Piot
fantastic shot of this meerkat in a beautiful pose
Perfect sharpness and colors
Thanks for sharing this beauty

I love these creatures; they remind me of marmots! Nice detail of the fur, expression, and the depth of field is beautiful. Composition and framing superb.
:-)
Kathy

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