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2016- Week 37
- (Added 28. Aug. 2016 - 11:00)

Just…one…more…step…

Or perhaps looks as if the rhino is trying to shield its eyes from the camera flash…

Actually these shots are taken using covert infra-red so the animal is completely unaware that the image has been recorded by the camera trap.



2016- Week 36
- (Added 21. Aug. 2016 - 11:00)

Going, going… Sadly not just the trap array, but the whole tree uprooted. ‘Landscape architects’ they may be, but these elephants do seem to make a habit of flattening our favourite camera trapping trees!



2016- Week 35
- (Added 14. Aug. 2016 - 11:00)

So THAT’S how rhinos don’t fall over when they sleep…



2016- Week 34
- (Added 7. Aug. 2016 - 11:00)

I’ll take this tree with me then…



2016 - Week 33
- (Added 31. Jul. 2016 - 10:18)

Two African Hawk Eagles very obligingly showing us their under-wing patterns as they land at a waterhole. Note the difference in colouring between the adult (above) and juvenile (below). Younger juveniles are even more rufous, progressively losing that colour as they mature.




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