Camera Crew Meets Meerkats (Video)


This BBC cameraman has filmed plenty of animals in the wild. But unlike gorillas or elephants, these meerkats get up close and personal with humans with ease. As the narrator points out, the camera crew was not intending on interfering with their natural routines. That said, however, these meerkats are quite accustomed to human presence — they’ve been studied by scientists in the wild for quite some time, and view humans as, “part of the landscape.”

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Terry V.
Terry V.2 years ago


Sue H.
Sue H.2 years ago

thanks for my morning smiles

devon leonard
Devon Leonard3 years ago

One more time...Sometimes life is pure joy..! Delightful..

Yulan Lawson
Yulan Lawson3 years ago

I love meerkats and everyone seemed to be having so much fun.

Jaime  Alexande Alves
Jaime Alves3 years ago


Kim D.
Kim D.3 years ago

Very cute video. The BBC crew has a wonderful sense of humor and the meerkats had a good time playing with them. It would be nice if all humans were as kind.

Bette-Ann L.
Bette-Ann Libin3 years ago

Sweet as sugar!

Carrie Anne Brown

thanks for sharing :)

Ralph Henderson
Ralph Henderson3 years ago

I think they might like to have some of us as "pets", but I agree with Joe R. and say for them to be wary. People are not to be trusted.

Jane R.
Jane R.3 years ago

They are adorable. I'd like to have one for a pet.