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June 11th, 2009
04:15 PM ET

Beat 360° 6/11/09

Ready for today's Beat 360°? Everyday we post a picture – and you provide the caption and our staff will join in too. Tune in tonight at 10pm to see if you are our favorite! Here is the 'Beat 360°' pic:

Two meerkats (Suricata suricatta) emerge from a tunnel leading to their heated burrow at the Taronga Western Plains Zoo. (Photo credit: Talara BLACKWOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

Have fun with it. We're looking forward to your captions! Make sure to include your name, city, state (or country) so we can post your comment.

UPDATE: Check out our Beat 360° Winners!

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soundoff (323 Responses)
  1. Mike jersey shore

    You jump first.
    No no no you jump first.

    June 11, 2009 at 6:13 pm |
  2. Jack

    Ok Dear! I really thought Our rooms were POSH. Sorry, Sweety.

    June 11, 2009 at 6:10 pm |
  3. Jessica, Sacramento, CA

    "From what I can see, it is definitely a slow news day."

    June 11, 2009 at 6:09 pm |
  4. Julie T.

    Is it a bird ... a plane? No, it's just Obama.
    Julie T, Torrance CA

    June 11, 2009 at 6:08 pm |
  5. Gautam R Shenoy

    Hey look Sarah is the 'Newt' GOP beacon!

    June 11, 2009 at 6:08 pm |
  6. jc smoots- tulsa

    With global warming endangering so many large animals stuffing and mounting small animals is getting more popular.

    June 11, 2009 at 6:08 pm |
  7. Lori - PA

    Hey, is Meerkat Manor on tonight? It reminds me of how good we've got it.

    June 11, 2009 at 6:08 pm |
  8. Chris, Southern Oregon

    MY first concert?? Captain & Tenille . . . "Muskrat Love" was my fave. You?

    June 11, 2009 at 6:07 pm |
  9. Alvin--- Mansfield, TX

    Pardon me, but do you have any grey poupon?

    June 11, 2009 at 6:07 pm |
  10. Chris, Southern Oregon

    So, people are saying they like my silver hair better than the old Flock of Seagulls look. What do YOU think?

    June 11, 2009 at 6:06 pm |
  11. Patrick, Rockville, MD

    Dude – I told you skipper and his band of penguins will get us marooned... again.

    June 11, 2009 at 6:06 pm |
  12. Angela Ness Vancouver Canada

    I'm ready Thelma , how about you Louise ??? On three......

    June 11, 2009 at 6:05 pm |
  13. Ben -- Hanover NH

    The meerkats didn't see their shadow - they predict that Obama's hair will go gray even faster!

    June 11, 2009 at 6:05 pm |
  14. Jill from West Los Angeles

    This is odd. I guess we are not in Kansas anymore.

    June 11, 2009 at 6:05 pm |
  15. Chris, Southern Oregon

    I told them we needed weapons to fight off these pirates! Now what are we supposed to do?!

    June 11, 2009 at 6:04 pm |
  16. Andrew (Rock Springs, WY)

    Stowing away in the hull of the Titanic was the best idea you've ever had! America here we come!

    June 11, 2009 at 6:03 pm |
  17. Lyndon Moors (Lanesboro, MA)

    Former Senator Ted Stevens' pet meerkats emerge after cleaning the internet tubes to Alaska.

    June 11, 2009 at 6:02 pm |
  18. Janine from PA.

    G'day world!

    June 11, 2009 at 6:01 pm |
  19. Cameron Cox

    A Meerkat fight.
    'Don't blame me – I thought you ordered Digital."

    Cameron Cox
    Winnipeg, Canada

    June 11, 2009 at 6:01 pm |
  20. Jon -- Niantic CT

    The meerkats followed Biden's advice to stay indoors to avoid swine flu, and they finally emerge after the epidemic is over!

    June 11, 2009 at 5:59 pm |
  21. Tarja, Finland

    We are already in a ark in case that next big Flood is coming.

    June 11, 2009 at 5:58 pm |
  22. Jason Tetro

    Once again, Mr. Steele: No, we won't lead the RNC. We're meerkats, not Newts!

    June 11, 2009 at 5:57 pm |
  23. Bob Broome-Lewistown, Pa

    Land Ahoy

    June 11, 2009 at 5:56 pm |
  24. Kristen

    Sweet! This is WAY better than that Meerkat Manor place!

    Kristen
    Chicago, IL

    June 11, 2009 at 5:54 pm |
  25. Sue, Victor, NY

    " I don't care if you love Letterman...quit laughing or Palin will shoot us both!!"

    June 11, 2009 at 5:54 pm |
  26. Mary (Farmington Hills, MI)

    Noah provides transportation for the few who might sail in the current economy.

    June 11, 2009 at 5:53 pm |
  27. E. Gauw of Sydney, AU

    Pst.. pst.. Agent B, be as sly as you can, do not seek any attention from Kim Jong Eel! Once you get close to him, gimme a signal, I'll "Chk Chk Boom!!" him. Roger.

    June 11, 2009 at 5:52 pm |
  28. missydean louisville, ky

    They weren't kidding when they said TV's need the converter box
    Now back to Meerkat Late Night Live.

    June 11, 2009 at 5:52 pm |
  29. Sue, Victor, NY

    It's do or die for the meerkats tonight.....they have to find a digital converter!

    June 11, 2009 at 5:52 pm |
  30. Sue, Victor, NY

    " What???? We missed National Donut Day????"

    June 11, 2009 at 5:48 pm |
  31. BettyAnn,Nacogdoches,TX

    " Von Voyage everone!"

    June 11, 2009 at 5:47 pm |
  32. Kankan - San Diego, CA

    ["Mission Impossible" music in background]

    Agent Joe .... did you find anything on Sotomayor yet?

    Not yet Agent Boe ... I am still looking. Let's get back to work.

    June 11, 2009 at 5:46 pm |
  33. Sue, Victor, NY

    The meerkats come out to meet the new Miss California

    June 11, 2009 at 5:46 pm |
  34. Betty(VA)

    So much for my Maybelline smudgeproof eyeliner.

    June 11, 2009 at 5:45 pm |
  35. Clayton

    Yukon Territory Canada

    1st Meercat: What was that?

    2nd Meercat: I dont know, but we better get these drugs under the border before the boss finds out.

    June 11, 2009 at 5:45 pm |
  36. Tarja, Finland

    Foreclosure ain`t touching us!

    June 11, 2009 at 5:43 pm |
  37. Anne from Toronto

    Two svelte hopefuls audition to fill the recent Miss California USA vacancy.

    June 11, 2009 at 5:43 pm |
  38. Cindy Panackia

    Two meerkats –posing as Jo Anne Worley and Goldie Hawn-on the Laugh In show - popping out their heads and asking out of the wall "Is that another chicken joke?". Laughter
    erupts

    Cindy
    Riverview, Mi

    June 11, 2009 at 5:42 pm |
  39. Kevin Haggith Toronto Canada

    "Uh oh, I'm guessing we somehow ended up in Alaska via a tunnel to nowhere!"

    June 11, 2009 at 5:42 pm |
  40. Cameron Cox

    What are you in for?

    Meerkat burglary.

    Cameron Cox
    Winnipeg, Canada

    June 11, 2009 at 5:42 pm |
  41. Bill Shields

    We must have taken a wrong turn at Alberkerkie!

    Bill Shields
    Waynesboro, VA

    June 11, 2009 at 5:41 pm |
  42. Betty(VA)

    Do you like my new color? It's Clairol's Anderson Cooper 2005.

    June 11, 2009 at 5:39 pm |
  43. Tarja, Finland

    What? Are our expences getting through the roof? Are they begging us to turn the heat down ?

    June 11, 2009 at 5:39 pm |
  44. Isabel, Brazil

    In the tiptoe we can watch what was the David Gergen ’s first concert!!

    June 11, 2009 at 5:36 pm |
  45. missydean louisville, ky

    The second and third runner-up to Miss California eagerly
    watch and wait for the Donald's call.

    June 11, 2009 at 5:36 pm |
  46. Anne from Toronto

    Meerkat on right: "Time to crawl back in the hole – here comes that guy from TMZ!"

    June 11, 2009 at 5:36 pm |
  47. BETH BOYETT, MEMPHIS, TN

    I think we should've booked the stateroom.

    June 11, 2009 at 5:35 pm |
  48. Brandon Lisburg

    What? No TiVo? I'm talking to my agent...

    June 11, 2009 at 5:35 pm |
  49. Kayla in Wisconsin

    Taronga Western Plains Zoo provides a photo to show CNN vewiers that these animals arent mere-cats but infact stars.

    June 11, 2009 at 5:34 pm |
  50. Linda Greenville, SC

    "YEA! FINALLY, we found the White House Situation Room. Bet I can
    beat you to the donuts and M & M's!"

    June 11, 2009 at 5:34 pm |
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