Some people think of reindeer as the “cattle” of the Arctic, probably not an unreasonable analogy.
the leopard uses its climbing prowess to carry or drag its prey up a tree where it can eat without interference
previously posted as a full colour image but decided to experiment with Nik Software’s Silver Efex Pro plugin and liked the result
A wildlife safari of Botswana’s Okavango Delta provides some wonderful opportunities to view and photograph elephants.
A Lesser Striped Swallow perches on a spiny acacia in Botswana’s Okavango Delta.
The end of the day and the sun sets over Botswana’s Okavango Delta.
A Pied Kingfisher alights, with his prize, on a fallen tree branch at the water’s edge. Okavango Delta, Botswana.
The glossy starling is a very common sight in the Okavango Delta region of Botswana. Its iridescent colours seem to change dependant on the light angle.
A common sight in the Okavango Delta region of Botswana, Vervet Monkeys could be seen both in the trees and also feeding on the ground.
Low sun and scattered clouds make for a pleasing landscape. Okavango Delta, Botswana.
Our guide had observed some lion tracks near the water’s edge and from this, and the puddles of water on the bank deduced that the lions had crossed through the water only a few minutes before us.
Botswana and a pair of cheetahs are on patrol, walking slowly through the grass stopping whenever they get to a tree or shrub to scent mark it.