Fauna: Making Friends With Meerkats

By Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg

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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