Meet mamekoro51, a photographer from Japan whose main hobby is taking photos of adorable baby animals. If that’s not the cutest kind of hobby, I don’t know what is! During his visit to the Inokashira Natural Cultural Park he met a family of adorable meerkats with one particular baby meerkat that was camera-shy. His shyness didn’t last for long, though, and soon the whole gang was posing for pics! Here’s how it all happened.
Baby meerkat was peeking curiously from behind the wall, feeling absolutely shy. A few moments later, though, the baby revealed itself and it was a real ‘aww’ moment for the photographer.
Meerkats belong to the mongoose family and are known for the communication skills. A bunch of them is called a mob, gang, or a clan, and they work incredibly well together.
Found mostly in the desserts of southern Africa, these furry animals can form groups from 3 to 50 members. They live underground to keep themselves safe from predators and scorching sun, and hunt during the day.