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Yellow Mongoose

By Kim Walton    
Yellow Mongoose

The Yellow Mongoose, sometimes referred to as the Red Meerkat, is a small mammal averaging about 1 lb (1/2 kg) in weight and about 20 in (500 mm) in length. A member of the mongoose family, it lives in open country, from semi-desert scrubland to grasslands in Angola, Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, and Zimbabwe.
Another shot from the Cotswold Wildlife center uploaded while waiting for the sun to come out---and the water to recead!Smile

1/250th@f5.7
ISO 400

Tags: General Pets and captive animals Yellow mongoose Wildlife and nature

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SandraKay Plus
14 233 4 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2007 9:57AM
Superb. It really stands out against the background and the all-important eye detail is excellent.
Sandra
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
29 Jun 2007 1:49PM
Excellent portrait of this charming animal!


jennnnn
chase Plus
16 2.2k 582 England
29 Jun 2007 5:01PM
Strange eyes on this critter Kim,the pupils are horizontal,something I would never have known had I not looked at your image.
Janet
wyatturp 16 2 England
3 Jul 2007 8:38AM
The dof works well

Doug
scotty99 15 124
5 Sep 2007 4:50PM
This is fantastic! icy stare or what! sharp and beautifully exposed

regards scott
AlanBW 15 20 England
5 Sep 2007 4:52PM
Beautiful creature, love the eye contact

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