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Banded Mongoose, Botswana

Photographed in the Okavango Delta, Botswana, this banded mongoose was one of a fairly large colony which we observed just before sunset. They seem to be active and social animals and whilst we watched them, they spent much of their time foraging through leaf litter looking for insects and grubs.

Banded Mongoose
Banded Mongoose

Canon 5D with 70-300 zoom at 300mm F5.6,  shutter speed 1/320 second at ISO 800.