A meerkat used a Canon EOS 650 film-based SLR to take a family portrait when a photographer left his kit inside an enclosure at Longleat Safari Park, according to today’s Times newspaper.

One thing is puzzling, however. The report states that the pictures were stored on the camera’s ‘digital memory card’.

For the full story, plus pictures, click on the full Amateur Photographer story here for details of how the ‘hoax’ was uncovered.