09 February 2013

Camera Critters: dwarf mongoose





More photos from the archives.
These cute critters are
dwarf mongooses, helogale parvulta.
They are native to Africa.

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44 comments:

  1. Always nice to see a new species I'm not familiar with. Cute critters.

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  2. They are cute critters, it is neat seeing different animals from around the world.

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    1. Thank you Eileen. I agree, it's very interesting.

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  3. They are adorable!! Were they brought in as pets? From Africa --- they must have adapted to the cold well!

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    1. Thank you Suzan! They live at the zoo in conditions as close as possible to those in Africa.

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  4. Wow...these guys are really cute! Great shots Gunnila! Happy weekend! :-)

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  5. They're cute little critters!

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  6. Så lustigt sammanträffande! Jag har en bild på en släkting till dina dvärgmanguster, nämligen en sebramangust. Så söta dom är där dom ligger tillsammans i en enda hög.

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    1. Ja, det var faktiskt lustigt. Jag ska ta en titt på dina manguster också idag.

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  7. eine niedliche Versammlung Gunilla
    die gefallen mir
    LG vom katerchen

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  8. Fabulous little creatures to see.

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  9. Oh gosh - aren't they adorable!

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  10. So very precious...they're darling!! [And I read somewhere that mongooses kill snakes...that's all the better then!]

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    1. Thank you Anni! They kill snakes and scorpions too. They're clever little critters.

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    1. Thank you! I think they're having a nap after a lot of running around.

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  12. They are very cute, I don't think I've ever sen them before.

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  13. It's my first time to see them. Stunning critters.
    Thanks for dropping by :)

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  14. So fun to see a new animal, and they are adorable!

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  15. Wow they're cute. I've never seen one yet. Amazing how I get to see new things online. Thanks for sharing.

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