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Kalahari Tool Kit
Photograph by Mattias Klum

For home building in desert sands, meerkats rely on their formidable forepaws. Working like earth-moving bucket brigades, groups excavate complexes of tunnels and sleeping chambers that can extend eight feet or more underground.


Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Nikon F5
Film Type: Kodak Ektachrome 100 VS
Lens: Nikon 600mm f/4.0
Speed and F-Stop: 1/250 @ f/8
Weather Conditions: Clear and sunny
Time of Day: Afternoon
Lighting Techniques: Natural light


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