Banded Mongoose

16 August 2011

Banded mongoose feed primarily on insects, and small reptiles. Although you can't see it here, there was a large family of them digging for grubs.

They use their sense of smell to locate their prey and dig them out with their long claws, both in hole in the ground and holes in trees.

Focal Length:233mm
Aperture:f/5.6
ISO:3200
Exposure:1/2500 sec
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