Pile of Meerkats, Bas Van Uyen. [The meerkat or suricate, is a small carnivoran belonging to the mongoose family. It is the only member of the genus Suricata. Wikipedia Scientific name: Suricata suricatta Lifespan: 12 – 14 y (In captivity) ]
Blonde Fur Seal pup, North Valley, 19 Dec The pups are born in December on the beaches where the adults form harems with big males fighting over groups of females. The pups are born black, though roughly one in a thousand pups are blonde.