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Thursday, March 16, 2006

Meerkats charm masks brutal killers

In an unrelated report ( see Talkback post below), originating from The Telegraph in London, it appears those loveable stars of natural history films aren't as cute and cuddly as they appear to be. Apparently they have major problems with jealousy, infanticide and cannibalism. And it gets worse. Herald A9. Shocking stuff.


Anonymous Bryce, Sugar Advertising. said...

I have a friend who is a trainee zookeeper in Auckland and apparently the Meerkats are one of the most vicious animals there, very territorial. If they don't like you they'll latch on to an ankle and savage it.

9:53 AM NZDT

Anonymous Anonymous said...

How do you think BK lost his finger?

1:27 PM NZDT

Anonymous Lyndy Chamberlain said...

A meerkat stole my baby.

2:05 PM NZDT

Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Chinese government has employed a band of meerkats to snuff out any excess babies.

2:08 PM NZDT

Anonymous Anonymous said...


2:29 PM NZDT

Anonymous BK said...

Hey everyone knows it was Roger Tompkins that bit my finger off !!!

3:28 PM NZDT


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