A sweet standing baby meerkat. He was just one month old! :) Sadly I had to crop the picture much because he was quite far away. Picture taken in the zoo of Basel. Made it in Explore, #137, May 17th, 2009
Meerkats mostly live in the Kalahari or Namibian desert and other regions of Africa. It seems that the last place you'd expect them is somewhere up north where there's winter and it's cold, like Russia.
Meerkat, burrowing member of the mongoose family found in southwestern Africa that is unmistakably recognizable in its upright ‘sentinel’ posture as it watches for predators. The meerkat is slender and has a pointed little face, tiny ears, and black eye patches.
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