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Cheeky Fellow


Cheeky Fellow
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Copyright: Graham Williams (Willpower) (12)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon EOS 40 D, Canon EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/4096 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-04-26 3:25
Viewed: 3732
Points: 0
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Meerkat (Suricata suricata)
Slender-tailed, or grey meerkats, weigh about 0.9kg when fully grown and reach about 50cm long.
Meerkats are the most social members of the Mongoose family, living in groups called mobs, averaging 24 members but sometimes reaching up to 30.
Each individual has clearly defined duties such as sentry, baby-sitter, hunter or teacher. The sentries adopt the typical upright Meerkat pose, usually from the highest point around, whilst scanning the sky and surroundings for danger


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