King of the Road

King of the Road

I watched for nearly twenty minutes as this adult giraffe slowly emerged from below the horizon, like an apparition, on a lonely perimeter road on Kruger Private Reserves, South Africa.

Looking Skywards

Looking Skywards

A male lion intrigued by the behaviour of a go-away bird in a nearby tree.

Ears

Ears

White Rhino Family

White Rhino Family

Climbing Cute

Climbing Cute

A young leopard cub strays a few yards from its mother and pauses briefly in its attemps to climb a small tree. A few days later she was sadly killed by a hyena.

Never Look Back

Never Look Back

A curious young male impala looks back over his shoulder. Kruger, South Africa.

Morning Greetings

Morning Greetings

Lions are large, sociable cats living together in prides of several females and their youngsters. This pride of eighteen, of mixed ages and looking in need of a meal, gathered closely in the early morning to greet a returning female. Kruger Private Reserves, South Africa.

Drakensburg Mountains

Drakensburg Mountains

Seen from Timbavati Private Nature Reserve.

Leading the Pack

Leading the Pack

Wild dogs at Timbavati, South Africa.

Attention Seeking

Attention Seeking

Skulking Hyena

Skulking Hyena

Open Wide

Open Wide