Photos of the day: Penguin, bullfrog and meerkat populations recorded at British zoos
Hari and Hakuna are a pair of artsy meerkats at the San Diego Zoo. The two, seen here, are exhausted after a romp around the canvas with painted paws. It’s part of a zoo effort called Art by Animals to raise money for conservation by auctioning off paintings done by resident critters.
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Study finds meerkats can recognize each other’s voices
Meerkats become confused when an individual’s voice is played back from a location that is physically impossible for that individual meerkat to be.
Two baby meerkats sit in their sandy enclosure at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, on May 10.