TONY CAMACHO / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY TONY CAMACHO / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Meerkats (Suricata suricatta), grooming each other. This social activity helps to remove parasites and keep the coat in good condition. Meerkats, also known as suricates, are active mongooses that live in colonies in underground burrows. They feed during the day, mainly on insects, while remaining close to the burrow. Photographed in southern Namibia.
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