A Meerkat.

© John Connolly

A Meerkat.

Nancy L. Green level-classic 2/25/2016 11:17:20 AM

This is just so cute John, I love these guys, they are so interesting, WTG!! <>< #1650555

John Benway level-classic 2/25/2016 11:39:18 AM

Beautiful shot John, gorgeous light and color. #11438996

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic 2/25/2016 11:46:38 AM

That's to cute, wonderful clarity and close up
Ysa #11439004

Kathy Salerni level-classic 2/25/2016 11:58:41 AM

He must be the guard on watch, John! A beautiful capture and timing! #11439012

Joannie Bertucci level-classic 2/25/2016 1:07:32 PM

Hey Brother John, is this a friend of yours? :-) I'm with Nancy,I love watching them! Great lighting and comp! #11439022

Karen Bacon level-classic 2/25/2016 1:30:40 PM

This is adorable,John! I'm a fan too! #11439024

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 2/25/2016 2:06:35 PM

Standing guard for sure. Excellent timing and capture, John. #11439027

Gord MacEachern level-classic 2/25/2016 2:19:27 PM

Adorable indeed John, fantastic capture of this little guy ! #11439031

Candace M. Cleveland level-classic 2/25/2016 3:25:21 PM

I just love them! They are so much fun to watch.. Too Cute! #11439036

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 2/25/2016 4:34:44 PM

Wonderful capture, John! They are so cute. #11439044

Terry Cervi level-classic 2/25/2016 4:57:53 PM

I think they're cute too, John! What a wonderful shot of this handsome guy! #11439049

Leslie McLain level-classic 2/25/2016 5:00:59 PM

Fantastic capture, John. #11439052

Mary L. Olson level-classic 2/25/2016 7:50:10 PM

What fun, John! Great capture of an animal personality. #11439092

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 2/26/2016 1:38:46 AM

Me too! I just love them ...their expressions are so human like and so very cute!! Wonderful shot,John !! #11439122

Jeff Robinson level-classic 2/26/2016 3:26:33 AM

Outstanding pose and capture John! #11439150

Douglas Pignet level-classic 2/26/2016 5:22:55 AM

these little guys are so fun to watch...nicely captured #11439202

Bojan Bencic level-classic 2/26/2016 6:13:30 AM

Great capture, John. He's enjoying the sun. #11439229

Emiel Van Hemelrijck level-classic 2/26/2016 9:19:35 AM

Wonderful capture and image John well done #11439304

John Connolly level-classic 2/26/2016 11:29:01 AM

Thank you for all your thoughts and kind comments! I will try not to bore you with too many Meerkat images in the future! #11439343

Chris Ebben level-classic 2/26/2016 11:43:04 AM

I think we'll all let you share a few more Meerkat images, especially when they are this good looking. Did you see the show on TV last week about them? Was very interesting, a change from the usual shows. Keep the good pictures coming=^..^= #11439348

Christine Lobsinger level-classic 2/26/2016 6:17:49 PM

Hi John... THIS IS WONDERFUL! Love this!
Smiling Chris #11439413

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 2/26/2016 10:14:02 PM

Super clarity, tones, detail & focus ,John! Interesting-looking animal! Awesome shot.

John Connolly 2/27/2016 12:42:52 PM

Thanks Chris, Christine and Patrick!
yes I saw the show Chris, it was very informative! #11439638

Ellen Hodges level-classic 2/28/2016 4:38:36 PM

Very cute pose and subject, John!! #11439980

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 2/29/2016 1:11:09 AM

They're always so fascinating John. Great capture of this pose. #11440143

Emile Abbott level-classic 2/29/2016 7:07:34 AM

Cute capture of this Meerkat. #11440215

John Connolly level-classic 2/29/2016 11:46:24 AM

Thanks so much Ellen, Reynaldo and Emile. #11440524

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 3/28/2016 1:47:49 PM

Congrats on a wonderful finalist, John. #11452872

Candace M. Cleveland level-classic 3/28/2016 3:16:45 PM

Congratualtions John, I just love these creatures. #11453011

Ellen Hodges level-classic 3/28/2016 7:05:26 PM

This is as adorable as it gets, John! Best luck with this fantastic Finalist!! #11453229

Natasha Pliss level-classic 3/28/2016 7:31:11 PM

Congrats on your darling Finalist, John! Hope to see it again. #11453249

Ann Coates level-classic 3/28/2016 7:46:09 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist John. #11453271

Guy D. Biechele level-classic 3/28/2016 8:42:55 PM

Wonderful pose and capture! Congratulations on this delightful Finalist, John. #11453350

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic 3/28/2016 9:03:30 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your finalis
Ysa #11453370

Ray level-classic 3/28/2016 10:02:42 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist, John! #11453440

Rudi Reiner level-classic 3/28/2016 11:04:40 PM

Congratulations John! #11453461

John Connolly 3/29/2016 1:06:10 PM

Thanks a lot Tammy, Candace, Ellen, Natasha, Ann, Guy, Ysa, Ray and Rudi! #11453698

Emile Abbott level-classic 3/29/2016 2:16:39 PM

Congratulations John on another fantastic finalist #11453750

Leslie McLain level-classic 3/29/2016 5:24:02 PM

Congrats on your terrific finalist, Emile. #11453801

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 3/29/2016 8:01:07 PM

Congratulations on this excellent Finalist, John!! #11453866

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 3/30/2016 7:23:51 AM

I remember this, John. Congrats on another well-deserved finalist! #11454074

John Connolly 3/31/2016 1:10:50 PM

thank you so much Emile, Leslie, Ujjwal and Patrick! #11454535

Lydia Williams level-classic 4/3/2016 1:52:57 PM

Gee, I have only seen these in pics...and yours is an awesome one! Congratulations on your well done finalist! #11456368

Paula Showen level-classic 4/4/2016 9:15:41 PM

Congratulations on your awesome Finalist! #11457168

Wanda-Lynn Searles level-classic 4/10/2016 4:48:35 PM

Awesome capture and congratulations! #11459533

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This portrait was captured at the new Meerkat enclosure at the Western Plains Zoo at Dubbo.
I can watch these animals for hours, they are so cute.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 270.00 mm, Model: NIKON D90

Uploaded on 2/25/2016 11:11:43 AM
Entered into contest on 2/25/2016 11:12:24 AM

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Camera: Nikon D90 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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