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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. Leslie E. Maclin

    "Good Morning Meerkat, from what spaceship do you hail?!"

    June 11, 2009 at 9:13 pm |
  2. Teresa Fleming

    That's the last time you're having burritos three nights in a row!

    Salisbury, MD

    June 11, 2009 at 9:12 pm |
  3. linda flier

    "Marco"

    "Polo"

    June 11, 2009 at 9:11 pm |
  4. Renee - Vancouver, WA

    "No, you idiot. I said book a room with a view for us. Not book a room with a view of us."

    June 11, 2009 at 9:04 pm |
  5. Nina

    Oh dear, seems like Cheney is everywhere these days!

    June 11, 2009 at 9:03 pm |
  6. Morgan--Pensacola, Florida

    'Wait until my dad finds out that you have me living in a two-hole house."

    June 11, 2009 at 9:03 pm |
  7. Dexter Scott

    wow when president Obama told us to go get the pain meds for the wounded vets down this tunnel, we never thought it would take us to rush limbaugh medcine cabinet

    June 11, 2009 at 9:02 pm |
  8. Pat Funair

    So, what do you think? Should we sink or swim?

    June 11, 2009 at 9:02 pm |
  9. alice

    last one to the bar buys the drinks.

    June 11, 2009 at 9:01 pm |
  10. Mirav - Denver, CO

    Yes, I can FINALLY see the light: We've survived the "Dark Ages"!

    June 11, 2009 at 8:57 pm |
  11. Mirav - Denver, CO

    Oh, sure, Bob - like YOU were on "Meerkat Manor". Give me a break!

    June 11, 2009 at 8:54 pm |
  12. Dan in Kansas City

    "Come Kodo. Come Podo."

    June 11, 2009 at 8:54 pm |
  13. Gary Whorton - Roseville CA

    "Hey George, is it 2016 yet? No Jeb, its still 2009."

    June 11, 2009 at 8:52 pm |
  14. Pete from Pottstown, PA

    Remember the good ol' days when we dug tunnels in dirt? I miss 'em.

    June 11, 2009 at 8:51 pm |
  15. Marc - Las Vegas

    Warp 1 Engage!!!

    June 11, 2009 at 8:51 pm |
  16. Orla Stuart Santa Cruz CA

    The secret is "out" ... now we know what REALLY is powering the new iPod!

    June 11, 2009 at 8:51 pm |
  17. Anthony from wisconsin

    I bet Micheal Phelps never knew we were in here... 🙂

    June 11, 2009 at 8:49 pm |
  18. Jenny, Los Angeles

    What do you say, dear? Shuffleboard on the Lido deck?

    June 11, 2009 at 8:47 pm |
  19. Tom Ervin, Bucks County Pa

    The danger of having "Bizarre Foods Host Andrew Zimmerman"
    observing their behavior kept these usually social animals on edge for his Botswania episode.

    June 11, 2009 at 8:46 pm |
  20. Nicole Daniel

    Hey do you think we can get a bailout too?

    June 11, 2009 at 8:45 pm |
  21. Sharon - London, Canada

    I knew we shouldn't have shown our furry faces. Now they want us to discuss the mortgage on the burrow.

    June 11, 2009 at 8:44 pm |
  22. Anthony from wisconsin

    Letterman, Obama, or America... who do you think goes down the tube next ??? 🙂

    June 11, 2009 at 8:43 pm |
  23. Sheila Stuart CA

    Good night, Chet.
    Good night, David!

    June 11, 2009 at 8:42 pm |
  24. craig, long island, ny

    Hey, where did all the american cars go??

    June 11, 2009 at 8:41 pm |
  25. Eric Wang Taichung Taiwan

    Honey, where did GM and Chrysler go? They were here last year.

    June 11, 2009 at 8:41 pm |
  26. Hollee, Phoenix, AZ

    Recruitment , at an all-time low for the Armed Forces.

    June 11, 2009 at 8:41 pm |
  27. Stephanie from KY

    I smell something. Do you smell that? It's you!!!

    June 11, 2009 at 8:40 pm |
  28. Sara from NY

    Finally coming out from the safety of their homes knowing a universal healthcare system is in the works.

    June 11, 2009 at 8:39 pm |
  29. Heather MacLeod, Toronto ON

    Undercover agent 'A Meerkat' reports for duty, only to find CNN cameras lying in wait.

    June 11, 2009 at 8:38 pm |
  30. Hollee, Phoenix, AZ

    What'd you do to us this time, Dr. Bones? Scotty, beam us up!

    June 11, 2009 at 8:37 pm |
  31. Bill in Danville, Pennsylvania

    "Hey Mac, we have a heated burrow, and all the food we can eat in this place, but when are we going to get a decent manicure."

    June 11, 2009 at 8:36 pm |
  32. Matt Botting, Newport Beach, CA

    Hey Suricata once global worming kicks in, we wont even have to pay to heat this place! Think of all the money we are going to save!

    June 11, 2009 at 8:36 pm |
  33. Scotty Hendricks

    Is the swine flu still out here?

    June 11, 2009 at 8:36 pm |
  34. Doug, Poynette, WI

    Why the heck did they heat this place? Don't they know we can't take off our fur coats?

    June 11, 2009 at 8:28 pm |
  35. Christine, Minnesota

    Nice marmot!

    June 11, 2009 at 8:27 pm |
  36. Doug, Poynette, WI

    No Bin Laden here either....

    June 11, 2009 at 8:25 pm |
  37. Max of Sarasota FL

    Somali pirates have engineered a new craft in order hijack cargo ships- a submersible manned by rabid meerkats.

    June 11, 2009 at 8:25 pm |
  38. Alex Bondhus

    We've bean stuck on this ship for fourteen years, on three we jump.

    June 11, 2009 at 8:25 pm |
  39. mawal

    anderson is this the dump we have to live in yes erika even the recetion effects us good looking people

    June 11, 2009 at 8:25 pm |
  40. Mary Louise Helwig-Rodriguez

    Smile you fool! If you want Kelly Rippa to recommend us to Robert Iger for Lion King XV, we're going to have to look cuter than that Anderson Cooper she loves so much.
    Mary Louise, Little Falls, NJ

    June 11, 2009 at 8:24 pm |
  41. Doug, Poynette, WI

    Whoa, dude. Somebody's gotta tell Noah to stop feeding the elephants beans....

    June 11, 2009 at 8:23 pm |
  42. Kristy S

    Madonna, adopt me ! No, me !

    June 11, 2009 at 8:22 pm |
  43. seawhimsy

    Sotomayor to Pelosi: You're too aggressive; I'm going to get confirmssed my way, subtle and smart.
    RD
    Friday Harbor WA US

    June 11, 2009 at 8:20 pm |
  44. Hillary Anne

    The meekrats watch confused as the spectacle of Heidi and Spencer unfolds before them.

    June 11, 2009 at 8:20 pm |
  45. Robert

    No, I can't take another dose of Obama's snake oil. I'm outta here.

    June 11, 2009 at 8:17 pm |
  46. seawhimsy

    Sotomayor to Pelosi: You're too aggressive; I'm going to get confirmed my way, subtle and smart.

    June 11, 2009 at 8:17 pm |
  47. Sheila Stuart CA

    Rocket Dog, Mozart, Carlos, Tosca, Big Si, Shakespeare, Cazanna, Kinkajou - you gues who's who!

    June 11, 2009 at 8:15 pm |
  48. Doug Berry

    So, has the old man left for work yet?

    June 11, 2009 at 8:09 pm |
  49. Sheila Stuart CA

    Drat! We dug and dug and thought we'd escape the New York Zoo and end up in China...not down under in Australia, Mate!

    June 11, 2009 at 8:08 pm |
  50. Kay Chapman

    what is this? A washer and dryer for critters...

    June 11, 2009 at 8:05 pm |
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