Adorable Video of Photographer Being Cuddled by African Meerkats

Meerkats might be the only animal on the planet to actually be as cute as their name sounds. Wildlife photographer Burrard Lucas recently spent a few days in Botswana, in southern Africa, shooting portraits of baby meerkats and their scurrying parents. It’s hard to believe someone’s lucky enough to get paid to do it:

There isn’t much to be said about the video that isn’t self-explanatory. The critters are cute, curious, and friendly, and Lucas’s shots, mostly from modestly low angles, make them look remarkably heroic.

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“These enterprising meerkats have discovered that humans make very handy lookout posts.”

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  1. Lois Bryan says:

    would love to know what lens he was using for the close up shots.

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