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.
Plains or Burchell's Zebra, Equus burchelli.Stallion in the tall grasses of Masai Mara.
Common Wildebeest (Gnu), Connochaetes taurinusSeveral grazing Common Wildebeest (Gnu) in the Serengeti savanna during a spectacular sunset light.
Leopard, Panthera pardus.Young female leopard on a tree branch. Chobe National Park, Botswana.
Giraffe, Giraffa camelopardalis and Yellow-billed Oxpecker, Buphagus africanus.Endemic to Africa. Mainly seen feeding on large wild mammals or catle.
Hippopotamus, Hippopotamus amphibiusTwo young male hippos engaged in sparring game.Hippo pool, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.
Lion, Panthera leo.A lion cub hiding in tall grass. Seronera region, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.
Plains Zebra, Equus burchelli.Etosha National Park, Namibia.
Spotted Hyena, Crocuta crocuta.Alpha female scanning the grassy savanna for prey.Ndutu Region, Serengeti Conservation Area. Tanzania.
Lion cubs, Panthera leo.Chobe National Park, Botswana.
Black Rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis.Aerial view. Okavango Delta, Botswana.
Cheetah, Acinonyx jubatus.Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.
Cape (African) Buffalo, Syncerus caffer.Yellow billed Oxpecker.
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.
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.
Plains Zebras, Equus burchelliA group of zebras stop at Lake Magadi for a drink.Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania.
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.
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.
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.
Plains Zebra, Equus burchelliGolden light during sunset at the Masai Mara National Park.Kenya.
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.
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.
Plain's Zebra.Zebra mother and her offspring showing affection toward each other. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.
Burcheli's Zebra, Equus burchelliPortrait of a zebra, Etosha National Park, Namibia.
Plain's zebra, Equus burchelliThe shadow of an adult zebra on the run resembles the shape of a torpedo.Seronera Region, Serengeti Ecosystem. Tanzania.
Plain's Zebra, Equus BurchelliSeronera region, part of the Serengeti Ecosystem. Tanzania
Plain's zebra, Equus burchelliA group of zebras venture deep into the Seronera river for a drink.Seronera region, Serengeti Ecosystem. Tanzania.