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Captured at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-30
Lens:Samyang 500mm f6.3
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:10 Jun 2013 - 1:17 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Yellow Mongoose
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:21 Jun 2013 - 8:16 AM
Tags:Cynictis penicillata, Pets / captive animals, Wildlife / nature, Yellow mongoose, Yorkshire wildlife park
Votes:53

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
21 Jun 2013 - 8:23 AM

This is excellent !! Not a regular visitor on this site Smile

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franken
franken Plus Member 123471 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2013 - 8:31 AM

Excellent portrait Alan.

ken

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jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
21 Jun 2013 - 8:35 AM

Great eyecontact

Peter

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johnlw
johnlw  8 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2013 - 8:36 AM

Super Portrate he has great eyes.
Regards John.

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KDC
KDC Plus Member 2KDC vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2013 - 9:28 AM

These little snake killers can take quite a few bites before feeling the effect of the poison.
First time I've noticed the shape of the iris in the eyes, not round?
Nice picture. Wink

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lonely_oryx
21 Jun 2013 - 9:52 AM

Lovely smile

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AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
21 Jun 2013 - 10:10 AM

Fabulous shot, great detail and that smile! Ann.

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2013 - 10:22 AM

Great portrait with good eye contact and a winning smile!

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PattiW
PattiW Plus Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2013 - 11:22 AM

Love the expression, and those eyes! PattiSmile

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FeatherFriend Plus Member 738 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2013 - 11:39 AM

Lovely eye contact and detail Alan,
Geoff.

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mauriceegan
21 Jun 2013 - 11:55 AM

Excellent image Alan, love the detail
Maurice

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2013 - 12:11 PM

Excellent capture Alan.Grin
Ron

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2013 - 1:57 PM

Great focus on the critter! he is dear!

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achieverswales
21 Jun 2013 - 2:35 PM

Wonder if this is Rikki Tikki Tavi, excellent eye contact.

Regards

Trev.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2013 - 5:00 PM

What a charming character, Alan. Carol

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moiral
moiral  5 Scotland
21 Jun 2013 - 7:14 PM

What strange pupils. Fast wee creatures, have seen them in the wild. Well captured. Moira

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danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10521 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2013 - 10:56 PM

an excellent Portrait Alan.

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silverfoxey
6 Aug 2013 - 12:17 PM

Top Knotch capture Alan, very good focus image. James Grin

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