Fauna: Making Friends With Meerkats

In a behind-the-scenes video from the BBC's Planet Earth Live, British cameramen turn out to be ideal climbing structures for the little creatures. 

In a behind-the-scenes video from the BBC's Planet Earth Live, British cameramen turn out to be ideal climbing structures for the little creatures. Humans have been studying them for so long, apparently, that meerkats are completely comfortable spending time around (or on) people. Watch more animal videos from our Friday Fauna series here.

For more videos from Planet Earth Live, visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00qj06z.

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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