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The first photo features a meerkat (alternately known as a suricate) sentry, on the lookout for predatory birds. But even the ones nestled into the relative safety of the rocky enclosure's many holes even kept their eyes on the skies (hurr hurr hurr a rhyme) to make sure the tight-knit community stayed safe.
Kalahari Desert, Namib Desert, southern Angola, and South Africa.
The meerkats at the Houston Zoo today seemed very agitated today, likely because a news van parked nearby and the antennae scared them.