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Ever since “The Lion King” I’ve loved the Meerkat which inspired this work. Such strange and curious little guys they are. I captured this one at the Lithchfield Wildlife Zoo in Litchfield, AZ. This work is in honor of the wonderful underground dwellers that in this case have given up burrowing for the open sea,

Canon 7D, f/25, 1/64 s, ISO-1250, 190mm

Photomanipulation with multiple layers in PS Elements, HDR look added in PS Lightroom.

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I am self taught, with an imagination that will not stop. I started drawing as a kid, and dabbled with correspondence art school but never took art in high school or college because I felt it might constrain me. I was wrong, but no crying over spilled milk.

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  • Maree Cardinale
    Maree Cardinalealmost 2 years ago

    hahaha oh Randy, I adore this. I too love meerkats but this one is extra special :)

  • Thanks so much Maree and for the fave. I planned on diving gear but convinced myself that going organic would fit better.

    – Randy Turnbow

  • billyboy
    billyboyalmost 2 years ago

    Randy, this is nothing short of amazing !!!

  • Thanks for the great comment Billy, I just wanna be like you…;-)

    – Randy Turnbow

  • deborah zaragoza
    deborah zaragozaalmost 2 years ago


    Excellent Image! 11/09/2012,
    Absolutely gorgeous work of art and creativity!
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    Love it Love it Love it Randy!!

  • Thank you so much Deborah, it was a work of love! Thanks for the fave too!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • vic321
    vic321almost 2 years ago

    Fantastic !

  • Thanks Vic and thanks so much for the fave!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Kat Simmons
    Kat Simmonsalmost 2 years ago

    Haha, great work!

  • Thanks Kat, appreciate it!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • tori yule
    tori yulealmost 2 years ago

    Excellent work, Randy

  • Thanks so much Tori, and for the fave!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • CanyonWind
  • Thanks for the feature!

    – Randy Turnbow

  • Jennifer Rhoades
    Jennifer Rhoadesalmost 2 years ago

    Haha! Yessss!

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignalmost 2 years ago

    Thank you for adding your work to The Best of RedBubble!

  • EbiEmporium
    EbiEmporiumalmost 2 years ago

    Hehe So cute and fun!! Nice work~

  • Thanks for the fave and the comment Ebi!

    – Randy Turnbow

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