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British photographer Will Burrard-Lucas travelled to the Makgadikgadi Pans region of Botswana to photograph some of the most charismatic (and cutest) creatures in Africa – meerkats!

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Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) group of babies, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) group of babies, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) baby walking, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) baby walking, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) portrait, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) portrait, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkats (Suricata suricatta) 'hugging' Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkats (Suricata suricatta) 'hugging' Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) adult with babies,  Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) adult with babies, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) babies, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) babies, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) male standing alert on hind legs, with babies around feet, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) male standing alert on hind legs, with babies around feet, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat babies 'kissing'  (Suricata suricatta) Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat babies 'kissing' (Suricata suricatta) Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) portrait, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) portrait, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) babies investigating camera, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) babies investigating camera, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) baby, standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) baby, standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkats (Suricata suricatta) standing alert with young one, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkats (Suricata suricatta) standing alert with young one, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) using photographer Will Burrard-Lucas as a lookout post, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana. Model released.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) using photographer Will Burrard-Lucas as a lookout post, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana. Model released.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) using photographer Will Burrard-Lucas as a lookout post, whilst he takes a photograph of another, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) using photographer Will Burrard-Lucas as a lookout post, whilst he takes a photograph of another, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) using photographer Will Burrard-Lucas's camera as lookout post, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana, January 2014.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) using photographer Will Burrard-Lucas's camera as lookout post, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana, January 2014.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) using photographer Will Burrard-Lucas as lookout post, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana, January 2014.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) using photographer Will Burrard-Lucas as lookout post, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana, January 2014.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) family with adult standing alert on hind legs, with Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) family with adult standing alert on hind legs, with Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) group of babies, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) group of babies, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) babies huddling together, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) babies huddling together, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) adult and three babies, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) adult and three babies, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing adult with babies, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing adult with babies, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) carrying baby, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) carrying baby, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) baby looking out from fur of adult, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) baby looking out from fur of adult, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkats (Suricata suricatta) grooming each other, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkats (Suricata suricatta) grooming each other, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta)  babies with adult,  Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) babies with adult, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) juvenile watching adult catch a scorpion, South Africa  -  Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) juvenile watching adult catch a scorpion, South Africa
Yellow fat-tailed scorpion (Parabuthus granulatus) DeHoop Nat res. Western Cape, South Africa, December  -  Tony Phelps
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Tony Phelps / Yellow fat-tailed scorpion (Parabuthus granulatus) DeHoop Nat res. Western Cape, South Africa, December
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) babies, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) babies, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) young interacting with adult, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) young interacting with adult, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs, with young ones around its feet, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs, with young ones around its feet, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) family with adult standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) family with adult standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkats (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkats (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) walking in grass, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) walking in grass, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs. Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) at sunset, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) at sunset, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs at sunset, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.  -  Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs at sunset, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.