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Who Goes There?
Photograph by Mattias Klum

If you were about the size and weight of a well-stuffed submarine sandwich, you’d keep an eye on strangers too. From the time they leave their burrows in the morning to the time they bundle back underground at dusk, meerkats must maintain an all-points surveillance of their southern African habitat. Jackals and other predators abound.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Nikon F5
Film Type: Fujichrome Provia 100
Lens: Nikon 28mm f/1.4
Speed and F-Stop: 1/125 @ f/11
Weather Conditions: Clear day
Time of Day: 8:15 a.m.
Lighting Techniques: Natural light

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