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Kruger 10: Mongoose

Posted by
: Helen : (ATM Helen is photographing in, Australia) on 10 September 2019 in Animal & Insect.

Common Dwarf Mongoose

"The common dwarf mongoose (Helogale parvula), sometimes just called the dwarf mongoose, is a small African carnivore belonging to the mongoose family (Herpestidae). It is part of the genus Helogale and as such related to Helogale hirtula."

"Dwarf mongooses are territorial, and each group uses an area of approximately 30-60 hectares (depending on the type of habitat). They sleep at night in disused termite mounds, although they occasionally use piles of stones, hollow trees, etc."

Source: Wikipedia

Canon EOS 6D Mark II 1/500 second F/8.0 ISO 2000 560 mm

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Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

You sure captured the attention here . . a lovely living moment.

10 Sep 2019 6:38am

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Great capture! Excellent timing - wonderful color tones.

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Trop beau! une très belle prise!

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Perfect capture of the critter

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Aw!! He is soooooooooooooooooooooooooooo cute !

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