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Meerkat alarm calls

Updated Tuesday, 21st October 2014
Zoologist Tim Clutton-Brock explains how meerkats use the alarm calls from other species to stay safe - unless it is a Drongo imitating a meerkat!

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Additional footage is taken from the BBC series Africa: The Kalahari (Copyright: BBC. Used with permission).


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