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2442 Leopard yawning. Botswana mobile safari
2442 Leopard yawning. Botswana mobile safari
One P.O.'d elephant!
One P.O.'d elephant!
Lilac Breasted Roller
Lilac Breasted Roller
Lechwe
Lechwe
Love bite?
Love bite?
wet little baboon
wet little baboon
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Flying baboon
Flying baboon
Wait for me, Mom!
Wait for me, Mom!
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IMG_2270-copy.jpg
More Bee-eaters
More Bee-eaters
What a difference a couple of minutes will make.  07:02:26 AM
What a difference a couple of minutes will make. 07:02:26 AM
Taken at 07:02:57 AM
Taken at 07:02:57 AM
A crop of the buffalos in the sunrise
A crop of the buffalos in the sunrise
Impala
Impala
A small croc with a lovely marabou stork behind him
A small croc with a lovely marabou stork behind him
I think this is the Little Bee-eater
I think this is the Little Bee-eater
4573 Marabou stork with a catfish head
4573 Marabou stork with a catfish head
4583 marabou storks fighting over the very smelly catfish
4583 marabou storks fighting over the very smelly catfish
White Pelicans
White Pelicans
Mokoros
Mokoros
4669 Pelicans and Namibian cattle with their herders
4669 Pelicans and Namibian cattle with their herders
4672 Namibian boy in his mokoro
4672 Namibian boy in his mokoro
4712 Baboon closeup
4712 Baboon closeup
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4737 - Don't ask.  Not really - he was trying to reach his tail.
4737 - Don't ask. Not really - he was trying to reach his tail.
'Hard Boss' on Cape Buffalo
'Hard Boss' on Cape Buffalo
Warthog - we didn't see any with big tusks or warts
Warthog - we didn't see any with big tusks or warts
Juvenile Martial Eagle having a Stilt for breakfast
Juvenile Martial Eagle having a Stilt for breakfast
Caught a little fish
Caught a little fish
Zazu - or Hornbill
Zazu - or Hornbill
Kudu running - with oxpeckers on his back
Kudu running - with oxpeckers on his back
elephants in the sunset
elephants in the sunset
another shot a couple of minutes later
another shot a couple of minutes later
1522 - Free condoms available all over Botswana
1522 - Free condoms available all over Botswana
1526 We did have hyenas drinking out of our wash basins one night (right outside our tents).
1526 We did have hyenas drinking out of our wash basins one night (right outside our tents).
2371 I know we can't see his face but his spots are so beautiful
2371 I know we can't see his face but his spots are so beautiful
2399 Beautiful leopard
2399 Beautiful leopard
2475 - Zebra scratching a little itch
2475 - Zebra scratching a little itch
2500 - Very white legs, curled tail and a scrape from ??
2500 - Very white legs, curled tail and a scrape from ??
2623  Jackal
2623 Jackal
2642  See the crooked stripes? He escaped an attack.
2642 See the crooked stripes? He escaped an attack.
2661 Licking his nose
2661 Licking his nose
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Parked in the shade for a picnic lunch
Parked in the shade for a picnic lunch
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2570.jpg Elephants in the rising moonlight.
2570.jpg Elephants in the rising moonlight.
pied kingfisher
pied kingfisher
Pied kingfisher
Pied kingfisher
Red throated bee-eater
Red throated bee-eater
Water monitor
Water monitor
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We were very close but we were in a boat
We were very close but we were in a boat
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Ground Hornbill.  Baby ground hornbills stay with their family for 4 years.
Ground Hornbill. Baby ground hornbills stay with their family for 4 years.
Ground Hornbill eating a bug
Ground Hornbill eating a bug
Close up of Lilac Breasted Roller
Close up of Lilac Breasted Roller
Plenty of orange skies on this trip
Plenty of orange skies on this trip
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This picture has a little surprise
This picture has a little surprise
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Hippo with the munchies
Hippo with the munchies
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Just another kitty cat
Just another kitty cat
do they get hairballs?
do they get hairballs?
Manly man
Manly man
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The beginning of the call of the Fish Eagle
The beginning of the call of the Fish Eagle
Every time they call they throw their head back and call as they lift it up.
Every time they call they throw their head back and call as they lift it up.
To hear a fish eagle, http://zar.co.za/sounds/fisheagle.htm
To hear a fish eagle, http://zar.co.za/sounds/fisheagle.htm
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This herd of elephants was just walking towards the waterhole without even looking where they were going.
This herd of elephants was just walking towards the waterhole without even looking where they were going.
They were shocked ajd surprised to almost walk in to our vehicles.
They were shocked ajd surprised to almost walk in to our vehicles.
Once they were over their fright, they walked between our two vehicles.
Once they were over their fright, they walked between our two vehicles.
More elephants
More elephants
We ended up seeing between 500 and 700 elephants this night.  Unbelievably cool.
We ended up seeing between 500 and 700 elephants this night. Unbelievably cool.
Is the moon the same in Africa as it is in the US?
Is the moon the same in Africa as it is in the US?
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cubs playing
cubs playing
A cub that's a little older
A cub that's a little older
Bateleur Eagle
Bateleur Eagle
Warthogs are not attractive
Warthogs are not attractive
Warthogs - what are they eating?  Dirt?
Warthogs - what are they eating? Dirt?
Saddle Billed Stork (yellow eyes)
Saddle Billed Stork (yellow eyes)
Male (black eyes) and female saddle billed stork with a fish
Male (black eyes) and female saddle billed stork with a fish
Male and female yellow billed stork
Male and female yellow billed stork
Juvenile Bateleur Eagle
Juvenile Bateleur Eagle
giraffe drinking
giraffe drinking
A journey of giraffes
A journey of giraffes
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A lion walking through a river
A lion walking through a river
Jacanas have long legs and look at those toes and claws!
Jacanas have long legs and look at those toes and claws!
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Bachelor herd of elephants around a water hole. This one is poking the other one in the butt, an act of dominance.
Bachelor herd of elephants around a water hole. This one is poking the other one in the butt, an act of dominance.
Chobe. Elephants in the foreground, zebras in the middle and impala in the background.
Chobe. Elephants in the foreground, zebras in the middle and impala in the background.
elephants crossing the river
elephants crossing the river
You can see how deep the water is by looking at the elephants.
You can see how deep the water is by looking at the elephants.