Titirangi Storyteller

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Keeping watch

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Meerkats… everyone loves them. They’re just so watchful. Funny thing how they watch and watch and I wonder what it is they are watching for – because they don’t give a gosh-darned hoot that I’m there all human and smelly and snapping away with my camera the way humans do…

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Written by Titirangi Storyteller

01/09/2011 at 12:13 am

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  1. Are they as trusting of humans outside of zoos? I love seeing videos of their intense, alert personae.

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    souldipper

    01/09/2011 at 1:21 pm

    • I hope not. There is a very large colony of them at the Auckland Zoo… and they’ve got so much territory to play with – they are definitely spoiled rotten. But extremely photogenic – they just seem to naturally pose in odd numbered groups…
      It does occur to me that I post a lot of animal shots from the zoo – but I love ‘shooting’ animals and while New Zealand is full of so many things, there is a dearth of native/wild mammals here. Bats, seals and assorted whales and dolphins. Lots of birds, though…

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  2. What a great pic. I love meerkats. I used to have a snow globe that had six of them side by side, and the song was . . . wait for it . . . . “Side by Side.” I finally had to throw it away because it somehow became covered with some kind of algae or something.

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    poietes

    02/09/2011 at 12:51 pm

  3. Wish I’d known that………

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    poietes

    03/09/2011 at 7:35 am


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