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. Orla Stuart, Santa Cruz CA

    Timon and Simon ready to assume their anchor positions for AC 360.

    June 11, 2009 at 8:04 pm |
  2. Michelle Johnson, Lomita, CA

    Let us refrain from telling politically incorrect gender jokes or die! Hoity Toity

    June 11, 2009 at 8:04 pm |
  3. John Shelton

    "A most raucaus beginning for a day otherwise unknown for it's trivialities and noteworthiness of historical proportions". "Indoubtably my dearest of friends, undoubtably.


    June 11, 2009 at 8:03 pm |
  4. don from elkins park, PA

    Take cover, WHO has declared a pandemic.

    June 11, 2009 at 8:02 pm |
  5. Heather MacLeod, Toronto ON

    Meerkat 1: It smells like summer!
    Meerkat 2: I was hoping for scorpion.

    June 11, 2009 at 8:02 pm |
  6. don from elkins park, PA

    Do you think we cute enough for american idol?

    June 11, 2009 at 8:01 pm |
  7. Brenda

    This is where you end up honey, when you forget to pay the rent.

    June 11, 2009 at 8:01 pm |
  8. Josh

    "Hey look! Who's causing all that ruckus down there?"
    "Oh...it's just President Barack O-Llama!"

    June 11, 2009 at 8:00 pm |
  9. Orla Stuart, Santa Cruz CA

    The "Dynamic Duo" of the 2000's!

    June 11, 2009 at 8:00 pm |
  10. Diane Williams, Oxnard, California

    Hey Bro: I am scared to come out now. If Patty Blagojevich is hiding nearby, she may come out and do us like she did to the Tarantula Spiders.

    June 11, 2009 at 7:58 pm |
  11. Tracy Zettelmeier

    "Hey Suricata, when you asked me to play wack a meerkat you could of been more specific?"

    June 11, 2009 at 7:56 pm |
  12. don from elkins park, PA

    I wish we could hibernate

    June 11, 2009 at 7:55 pm |
  13. Michelle

    Is that my shadow? Bummer. I guess we're in for 6 more weeks of Cheney spouting off about how unsafe we are since the Obama Administration took over...

    June 11, 2009 at 7:54 pm |
  14. Linda B., Ga.

    Sarah: Psssssssst Todd...

    Todd: Yes Sarah...

    Sarah: Did you stay up to watch Letterman last night? I fell asleep....

    June 11, 2009 at 7:52 pm |
  15. Bob - Massillon, OH

    "What do you mean I need a digital converter box on my TV if I want to watch AC360?"

    June 11, 2009 at 7:51 pm |
  16. Eleanor Coombs, Ga

    Where's Alvin? Alvin? Alvin? Aaal- vinnn? AAAAAL-VINNNN!

    June 11, 2009 at 7:49 pm |
  17. Anthonia-califonia

    "Hey Joe!, do you still think we are late for Sasha Obama's birthday party?"

    June 11, 2009 at 7:48 pm |
  18. Greg, Austin Tx

    I don't see a recession out here do YOU see a recession out here coz I sure don't see a .. heyyy, wait a minute ..

    June 11, 2009 at 7:46 pm |
  19. Eleanor Coombs, Ga

    "Read my lips", I tell you down there is Watergate!

    June 11, 2009 at 7:45 pm |
  20. Ed - NC

    Meerkat 1: Hey J.D., are you sure we should come out of seclusion?
    Meerkat 2: It's time Salinger.

    June 11, 2009 at 7:45 pm |
  21. Denise

    Come and get me when the economic crisis is over.

    June 11, 2009 at 7:44 pm |
  22. D. R. nw mo

    See What Has Emerged from the Giant Flying Saucer which landed in the Kalahari Desert Last Week!

    June 11, 2009 at 7:44 pm |
  23. Susan Buchalter

    Two meercats ponder jumping after losing their jobs at GM.

    June 11, 2009 at 7:43 pm |
  24. J.B - Woodbridge, NJ

    Wait for the flash, and there. Ha that's sure to top that bird on the news. Hey maybe we'll even make it on Beat 360.

    June 11, 2009 at 7:43 pm |
  25. Denise

    Sen. John McCain and Former Pres. Bush finally come out of the holes they have been hiding in since the election.

    June 11, 2009 at 7:43 pm |
  26. ricky brown - holiday fl.

    Looks like they are trying to emerge as the leaders of the republican party. they have my vote..

    June 11, 2009 at 7:42 pm |
  27. Michele Springfield Missouri

    Did North Korea really launch another missile? We better go back in!

    June 11, 2009 at 7:41 pm |
  28. Jamesa Hill from Texas

    Huh, Secret Service think they are so smart, they couldn't keep us off Air Force One! Wow this is a great view, hope we land smoothly.

    June 11, 2009 at 7:41 pm |
  29. Denise

    “Isn’t it amazing that we can come out of our holes at the right time, yet Cheney didn’t until now.I wonder when Bush will come out of the hole he’s been hiding in since Pres. Obama’s Election.”

    June 11, 2009 at 7:40 pm |
  30. Denise

    John McCain and Former Pres. Bush finally came out of the holes the have been hiding in since the election.

    June 11, 2009 at 7:39 pm |
  31. Michael Rovaris, Colorado Springs

    Yes, this political strategy will work, a cool cat with a strong confident wife. It worked for Obama, Sarkozy show em the arms, wave, honey!

    June 11, 2009 at 7:38 pm |
  32. Anthonia-califonia

    "Hey Joe.. do you think we entered the lion's den?"
    "If the lion's den is Palin's background, i guess we did!"

    June 11, 2009 at 7:38 pm |
  33. Heather MacLeod, Toronto ON

    Ok, so we'll jump on the count of three. Remember, quick like a blackbird!

    June 11, 2009 at 7:38 pm |
  34. Joe G. (IL)

    I hear someone writing down a joke about Obama and then throwing it into the garbage.. Yea.. Me too.

    June 11, 2009 at 7:35 pm |
  35. Robyn, Austin TX

    No! You just first. Ok, on the count of three we'll both jump. All this work for some grub.

    June 11, 2009 at 7:35 pm |
  36. Ed - NC

    Uh oh, this ship is sinking faster than the McCain campaign

    June 11, 2009 at 7:35 pm |
  37. Greg Miller, Seattle Washington

    There is no way I am going out there. Didn't you here? There's an infinitesimal chance of catching and dying from Swine Flu.

    June 11, 2009 at 7:31 pm |
  38. Tom Bainter, Fort Worth, TX

    Where is Kathie Lee? I thought this was the fun ship!

    June 11, 2009 at 7:30 pm |
  39. Paul - Bay Area, CA

    I can't believe they are taking our photos I've still got bedhead !!

    June 11, 2009 at 7:30 pm |
  40. Ed - NC

    I'm tellin' you Larry, with the leadership vacuum in the Republican party you have as good a shot as anyone in 2012.

    June 11, 2009 at 7:29 pm |
  41. valeree

    With the budget cuts, may I introduce the new plan to stop pirates of world shipping.

    June 11, 2009 at 7:25 pm |
  42. Burt, Bradenton, FL

    Hey Kitty: I'm afraid the sign says: Fur Coat Factory.

    June 11, 2009 at 7:23 pm |
  43. missydean louisville, ky

    The new Acme 'Go Green' front loader washer and dryer.

    June 11, 2009 at 7:22 pm |
  44. Ron in Oakland, CA

    It's a sad day knowing these Buick portholes will only be a memory in our past.

    June 11, 2009 at 7:21 pm |
  45. Burt, Bradenton, FL

    Just pray they're voting to put us on the endangered species list.

    June 11, 2009 at 7:21 pm |
  46. Robert Decorum

    Hey Joe, dont come too far out because the guy on the left is a retired border guard from North Korea!

    June 11, 2009 at 7:21 pm |
  47. Michelle Johnson, Lomita, CA

    Guess which one of us is a boy, which one a girl? People nowadays are like us meerkats; you can't tell!

    June 11, 2009 at 7:19 pm |
  48. Randall Suda - Hawaii

    Joe Biden to Sonia Sotomayor
    See I told you, the're beginning to like you!!

    June 11, 2009 at 7:17 pm |
  49. Janis - Oklahoma

    what do you mean our cruise ship is being quarantined because of fears of swine flu – it's obvious we aren't swines!

    June 11, 2009 at 7:15 pm |
  50. Kevin Link

    Hey, we need to spice up our scripts, Jon and Kate Plus Eight are stealing our ratings.

    Kevin Seattle Wa

    June 11, 2009 at 7:14 pm |
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