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Meerkats / Surikat


Meerkats / Surikat
Photo Information
Copyright: Morten Bjerregaard (mbhhas) (15)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-06-05
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Nikon D70
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/1000 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-06-08 6:27
Viewed: 7251
Points: 5
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Surikat at AAlborg Zoo.
Funny and very active cretures.
Habitat

Geographic Range
Meerkats (Suricata suricatta) inhabit portions of South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, extending from the south west arid biotic zone and eastward into neighboring southern savanna and grassland areas (van Staaden, 1994). These areas include the majority of the southern tip of Africa up to about 17 degrees South latitude.

Biogeographic Regions:
ethiopian (native ).

Habitat
Meerkats inhabit the most open and arid country of any mongoose species. They are found in areas of savannah and open plains and their distribution depends on soil type, with firm to hard soils being common living grounds (Estes, 1991; van Staaden, 1994).

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Basically i feel these two subject stay too far away from each other. Nice topic and expression though.

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  • wuta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 855 W: 2 N: 617] (2142)
  • [2006-06-08 16:25]

Hello Morton , A Very good shot from the meerkats , they ar very lovely , good compositie details colours pose and the bg ,i like it , Greetings Teunie .

Hi Morten

Welcome to TN.

Very nice work. Good composition, nice light and POV. Good quality. Thanks.

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