Meerkats - Better at Acting in Nature Shows than Photography

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Ian Turner is a zookeeper at Longleat Safari Park. He is also rather forgetful. After taking some pictures of his meerkats for a new zoo brochure, he left his Canon EOS in their enclosure. Apparently the alpha male, Monty, secretly harbors a gadget obsession, and jumped at the chance to snap a few shots of his family for posterity. Have a look at his sub-par photos below.

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While this may be quite clever by meerkat standards, Monty still has no grasp of basic composition techniques. [Telegraph]

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DISCUSSION

When the humans finally perish, it's obvious the Meerkat's will evolved into a sentient species. Their innate love of gadgets is proof of this budding capacity.

NOTE: When Meerkat archaeologist uncover human remains with what appears to be a small white brick clutched in it's hand, the Meerkat's will know, without a doubt, that the iPod was a device for talking to God.