Dwarf mongoose pups born at Bronx Zoo in New York
These curious dwarf mongoose pups take shelter in a hollow log in their new home at the Wildlife Conservation SocietyÕs (WCS) Bronx Zoo in the photo released by WCS on September 4, 2009. Native to sub-Saharan Africa, these dwarf mongooses are the smallest carnivores in Africa. The dwarf mongoose is a social creature that lives in small groups led by a dominant male and female. UPI/Bill Holmstrom/WCS
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