• Springboks

    Springboks

    Springbok, Antidorkas marsupialis. Found mostly in arid zones and dry savannas of south west Africa. A small herd of Springboks walk to a nearby waterhole in the dry grass in Etosha National Park, Namibia.It drinks water when available but springboks can go indefinitely without drinking water provided its feed caontains at least 10% water. It has same social organization as the Thompson's gazelle, with small herds composed by a dominant mature male and a group of females, which can range from a few to up to 50 adult and subadult females. Springboks are known for spectacular displays of pronking and leaping when they are approached by predators, which is a display of agility and good health, detering the predators to a chase.

  • Looking Back

    Looking Back

    Plains or Burchell's Zebra, Equus burchelli.Stallion in the tall grasses of Masai Mara.

  • Sunset in Seregeti

    Sunset in Seregeti

    Common Wildebeest (Gnu), Connochaetes taurinusSeveral grazing Common Wildebeest (Gnu) in the Serengeti savanna during a spectacular sunset light.

  • The look of the leopard

    The look of the leopard

    Leopard, Panthera pardus.Young female leopard on a tree branch. Chobe National Park, Botswana.

  • Odd Couple

    Odd Couple

    Giraffe, Giraffa camelopardalis and Yellow-billed Oxpecker, Buphagus africanus.Endemic to Africa. Mainly seen feeding on large wild mammals or catle.

  • Sparring Hippos

    Sparring Hippos

    Hippopotamus, Hippopotamus amphibiusTwo young male hippos engaged in sparring game.Hippo pool, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.

  • Hiding.

    Hiding.

    Lion, Panthera leo.A lion cub hiding in tall grass. Seronera region, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.

  • Plains Zebra.

    Plains Zebra.

    Plains Zebra, Equus burchelli.Etosha National Park, Namibia.

  • On the Move

    On the Move

    Spotted Hyena, Crocuta crocuta.Alpha female scanning the grassy savanna for prey.Ndutu Region, Serengeti Conservation Area. Tanzania.

  • Lion Cubs,

    Lion Cubs,

    Lion cubs, Panthera leo.Chobe National Park, Botswana.

  • Black Rhino

    Black Rhino

    Black Rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis.Aerial view. Okavango Delta, Botswana.

  • Cheetah

    Cheetah

    Cheetah, Acinonyx jubatus.Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.

  • Cape buffalo and Oxpecker

    Cape buffalo and Oxpecker

    Cape (African) Buffalo, Syncerus caffer.Yellow billed Oxpecker.

  • Cheetah

    Cheetah

    Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus).A male adult cheetah resting on a giant granite rock (Kopje) at the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. Predators position them on top of this large rock formation as a high point to allow them to scan the long grassy savanna for potential prey.

  • The Standstill

    The Standstill

    Wildebeest or Gnu (Connochaetes taurinus)An adult male blue wildebeest stands its ground after facing the sudden presence of a single cheetah in its territory. During mating season male wildebeests fearcely defend their territory, which eventually will be visited by a herd of females. He will try to hold them in its territory and mate while defending them from other male intruders. Adult wildebeests are generaly not in the cheetah's menu. They are too big and strong and cheetahs would avoid any risk of injury during hunting, however, many newborn and younger wildebeest are often taken down by cheetahs.

  • Drinking Zebras

    Drinking Zebras

    Plains Zebras, Equus burchelliA group of zebras stop at Lake Magadi for a drink.Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania.

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    1elephants_and_zebra

  • Stampede

    Stampede

    Plains Zebra, Equus burchelliAll animals in the wild become vulnerable to predators while drinking. Zebras in particular are very wary while drinking and any noise or sudden movement will send the entire herd into panic. In this image a group of zebras ran in panic creating a great action picture.Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.

  • Panic in the waterhole

    Panic in the waterhole

    Plains Zebra, Equus burchelliAll animals in the wild become vulnerable to predators while drinking. Zebras in particular are very wary while drinking and any noise or sudden movement will send the entire herd into panic. In this image a group of zebras ran in panic creating a great action picture.Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.

  • Fleeing the scene of the crime

    Fleeing the scene of the crime

    Plains Zebra, Equus burchelliAll animals in the wild become vulnerable to predators while drinking. Zebras in particular are very wary while drinking and any noise or sudden movement will send the entire herd into panic. In this image a zebra ran in panic creating a great action picture.Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.

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    1lioness_with_cubs

  • Grasslands of the Masai Mara.

    Grasslands of the Masai Mara.

    Plains Zebra, Equus burchelliAn aerial view of the Masai Mara grasslands and a group of Plains zebras. During the rainy season the new grasses of the Masai Mara plains attract and feed hundreds of thousands of herbivores, which migrate north from the Serengeti plains each year, following the rains, and creating each year one of the greatests spectacles on hearth called The Great Migration.Masai Mara, Kenya.

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    1topipanorama

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    1bateared_fox

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    1lioness_and_young

  • 1hyena_portrait

    1hyena_portrait

  • Golden light

    Golden light

    Plains Zebra, Equus burchelliGolden light during sunset at the Masai Mara National Park.Kenya.

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    1black_rhino_and_calf

  • 1bulls_clan

    1bulls_clan

  • 1cheeta_in_grassy_plain

    1cheeta_in_grassy_plain

  • 1fighting_gnus

    1fighting_gnus

  • 1foxresting

    1foxresting

  • 1gnus_in_lake

    1gnus_in_lake

  • 1gnus_migrating

    1gnus_migrating

  • 1lioness_portrait

    1lioness_portrait

  • 1hippodispute

    1hippodispute

  • 1buffalo_chase

    1buffalo_chase

  • 1elephant_in_okavango

    1elephant_in_okavango

  • 1hippo_in_lake2

    1hippo_in_lake2

  • 1lioncub

    1lioncub

  • 1lion_cub_in_grass

    1lion_cub_in_grass

  • 1leopard_resting

    1leopard_resting

  • 1leopard_dilema

    1leopard_dilema

  • 1elephant_tusks

    1elephant_tusks

  • 1eye_reflexion

    1eye_reflexion

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    1elephant_yellow_achacia

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    1elephantokavango

  • Desert Elephants, Namibia

    Desert Elephants, Namibia

  • Etosha Pan

    Etosha Pan

    A herd of Burchell's zebras stop for a drink at a waterhole next to the Etosha pan, which is a large endorheic salt pan, forming part of the Kalahari Basin in the north of Namibia.Etosha Natinal Park, Namibia.

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    1gathering_at_the_mara_river

  • 1geko

    1geko

  • 1giraffe_young

    1giraffe_young

  • 1giraffe_with_kudu_horn

    1giraffe_with_kudu_horn

  • 1springbok_eating

    1springbok_eating

  • 1gnu_checking_water

    1gnu_checking_water

  • 1lioness_on_rock

    1lioness_on_rock

  • 1lionstalkinginmaragrass

    1lionstalkinginmaragrass

  • Precious commodity

    Precious commodity

    A pair of Plain's zebras stop for a drink at a drying waterhole in the Ndutu region, which is part of the Serengeti Ecosystem.Ndutu Region, Serengeti. Tanzania.

  • Mother's Love

    Mother's Love

    Plain's Zebra.Zebra mother and her offspring showing affection toward each other. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.

  • Zebra's portrait

    Zebra's portrait

    Burcheli's Zebra, Equus burchelliPortrait of a zebra, Etosha National Park, Namibia.

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    1elephant_eating

  • 1buffalo_grazing

    1buffalo_grazing

  • 1elephant_and_egret

    1elephant_and_egret

  • 1cheetah_vertical

    1cheetah_vertical

  • 1cheetah_laughing

    1cheetah_laughing

  • 1gnus_in_panic

    1gnus_in_panic

  • 1buffalo_portrait

    1buffalo_portrait

  • 1fox

    1fox

  • 1elephant_group

    1elephant_group

  • 1cheetah_serengeti

    1cheetah_serengeti

  • 1cheetah_brothers

    1cheetah_brothers

  • 1lion_with_melena

    1lion_with_melena

  • 1lion_in_waterhole

    1lion_in_waterhole

  • 1lioness_in_tree

    1lioness_in_tree

  • Torpedo

    Torpedo

    Plain's zebra, Equus burchelliThe shadow of an adult zebra on the run resembles the shape of a torpedo.Seronera Region, Serengeti Ecosystem. Tanzania.

  • Young Zebra

    Young Zebra

    Plain's Zebra, Equus BurchelliSeronera region, part of the Serengeti Ecosystem. Tanzania

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    1mother_and_child

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    1ngorongoro_zebras

  • Pattern

    Pattern

    Plain's zebra, Equus burchelliA group of zebras venture deep into the Seronera river for a drink.Seronera region, Serengeti Ecosystem. Tanzania.

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    1lion_portraitside

  • 1cheetahinmount

    1cheetahinmount

  • 1lion_portrait

    1lion_portrait

  • 1lion_closeup

    1lion_closeup

  • 1leopardintree_mf

    1leopardintree_mf

  • 1gnu_running

    1gnu_running

  • 1object_of_desire

    1object_of_desire

  • 1gnu_running2

    1gnu_running2

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