20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Mongoose with mouse

A group of banded mongooses were foraging in the backyard of our campsite in the Etosha park in Namibia. One of the mongooses caught a mouse and was proudly carrying it around.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Namibia
Camera: ILCE-9M2
Copyright: © Willem Kruger