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19-APR-2011 Walter O. Koenig

April 19

Infant Hippopotamus

This young calf named Adhama was born on January 26. Until very recently he stayed very close to its mother.
Today I managed to get a shot of it for the first time as it tried swimming around the pond on its own.

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED VR AF
1/1250s f/5.3 at 300.0mm iso2500 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Buba Jafarli21-Apr-2011 13:11
Wonderful shot of a young hippo! Well done, Walter! v.
pkocinski20-Apr-2011 23:17
That's some "baby" :-)
CM Kwan20-Apr-2011 12:46
Wonderful capture, Walter! V
Sofia Solomennikova20-Apr-2011 12:27
oh he is such a cutie, V
Bartosz Kotulski20-Apr-2011 12:05
such a cute little fella:)nicely taken.
Rodney H20-Apr-2011 11:27
Nice capture of this moment : ) v
Stephanie20-Apr-2011 11:26
Awwww ~ this is adorable Walter!!! Love it! BV
Hans Koot20-Apr-2011 10:38
gorgeous shot, one eye focussed at you, you never know eh?
Pat Shawyer20-Apr-2011 08:01
I love that face !
heather20-Apr-2011 06:22
Fabulous capture Walter!! V
Kinga Chwalkowska Zadlak20-Apr-2011 05:52
Lovely shot! ~V~
Swims well... ;~}}}
Santi Bravo Figueras20-Apr-2011 05:43
Fabulous capture!
Betty Vlasiu20-Apr-2011 05:03
Excellent image
Bryan Murahashi20-Apr-2011 04:46
Looks like its playing in the waters. V
Gérard Koehl20-Apr-2011 04:28
Excellent... V
Carol Breton20-Apr-2011 04:25
Great shot, Walter! ~
Jim & Josefina20-Apr-2011 04:05
Good for you!
Larry Peterson20-Apr-2011 03:17
Terrific image, Walter. V
Jim Coffman20-Apr-2011 03:09
Great capture,Walter! V
joseantonio20-Apr-2011 03:04
Great shot. Seems not too stressed
FrankB20-Apr-2011 03:01
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