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Mongoose & bacon

By Hazelmouse  
Another inhabitant of !xaus lodge.

As the buildings are on top of a sand dune overlooking a salt pan the local population of Yellow Mongoose are encouraged to stay round the lodge, keeping it free of snakes & scorpions.

This Mongoose has a penchant for bacon, so sat up and begged when he detected some on my plate. Who could resist?

Not only Guinea fowl & Mongoose but also a small Genet around the lodge - unfortunately too shy to be photographed.

Amazing place to stay.

Thanks for the votes & comments on Claudine.

Tags: S africa Bacon Xaus Yellow mongoose Wildlife and nature

Voters: Len1950, bobpaige1, BillRookery and 11 more

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BillRookery 6 2 4 England
18 Jan 2016 7:14PM
Great image
ddolfelin Plus
10 103 3 Wales
18 Jan 2016 8:54PM
The most of these I've seen together was at the Half Moon Hotel in Jamaica.
Ran around in big groups.
Not sure they were the Yellow type though.

A really good picture!
22 Jan 2016 5:04PM
Delightful capture..Lin

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