“Lion King” by Marion Vollborn
“Golden light” by Simon Beevers’ the setting sun pierces the tree canopy to light up this elephant
“Ballet” by Lucien Beaumont; the bird with the longest legs in proportion to body size, a black-winged stilt in silhouette
“Another day” Claire du Preez; sometimes the African landscape presents such surreal scenes, you can't help but think it must be a dream. We sat for over an hour watching two male cheetahs enjoy sundowners with us.
“Fynbos” by Brent Daniel; South Africa's fynbos biome is populated by some 9 000 species of plants, nearly 80% of which are endemic. They're also wonderfully inviting to hike in.
“Sundowner in Nairobi” by Edouard Wenseleers; beautiful sunset in Nairobi National Park. This photograph was taken during the COVID-19 pandemic, which saw Kenya imposing a daily curfew for some months. It looked like these giraffes were going home before the start of the curfew that day...
“All Roads Lead to Beauty” by Isabel Gund; a safari jeep's tires made perfect leading lines through the golden grasses of Botswana to this magnificent baobab tree
“The End of Another Day” by Brett Wild; sunset over the vast lakes of the Makgadikgadi Pans
“Night Feast at the Waterhole” by Randall Ball; spotted hyaena feeding on the remnants of a zebra carcass at a waterhole
“Sunset” by Melchior Koopman; the setting sun was nicely hidden by this gentle giant, bringing out the beautiful colours in the sky. Photo taken from a small boat on the Chobe River.
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