We saw three different species of mongoose on our Botswana trip. This is the smallest — aptly named the dwarf mongoose. In fact, the dwarf mongoose is the smallest carnivore in Africa. It preys on everything from insects, to scorpions, lizards, frogs, birds and rodents.
Nikon D800 with Nikkor 200-400mm lens (at 400mm) ISO 800, f/6.3 at 1/500th of a second