Loading dose of fluffy minimisethe: family of meerkats from Japan
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The Japanese have mamekoro51, perhaps the most enjoyable hobby of photographing young animals. During a recent walk in Tokyo Park Inokashira photographer met a charming family of meerkats.
The photographer noticed the little meerkat hiding behind a wall.
At first the animal was scared.
However, after some time he came out of his hiding place.
And brought a guest to his family.
Meerkat — mammalian from the family mangustov. These animals live in the Kalahari desert, Botswana, in the greater part of the Namib desert in Namibia, southwestern Angola and also in South Africa.
Meerkats are combined in a colony with 20, and sometimes 50 individuals. The average life expectancy of animals in captivity is 12-14 years, in their natural habitat in half.
In the colonies of meerkats right to breed has only the dominant female. Other females help to nourish and protect the young.
The cubs learn about the world by copying the behavior of adults. In addition, parents and "nanny" to teach them how to eat a Scorpion: a poisonous they remove the tail and help the baby learn to deal with the creature.
Despite the friendly appearance, meerkats are bloodthirsty animals. Sometimes the female kills the offspring of the older families to release "place in the sun" for their young.
Meerkats reach sexual maturity by two years. In a litter of one to four cubs. The animals are allowed to leave the burrow at the age of two to three weeks.
Park Inokashira located in a quiet and distinctive suburb of Tokyo. Here, surrounded by cypress trees and cherry trees, monitor the safety of Japanese squirrels, Mandarin ducks and swans. The Park also has a pond, Botanical garden and Museum of sculptor Seibo Kitamura.
Among the other inhabitants of the Park: Asian elephants, macaque-rhesus, raccoons, fence, Japanese serow, Japanese Sables, the Himalayan civet, Amur cats, raccoon dogs, red cranes.
Keywords: Cubs Park | The meerkats | Japan
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