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Sunrise

Sunrise accents an Acaccia Tree with large bird and Weaverbird nest.
Photographer: Jane Richards

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Springbok-2

The most common of antelopes.

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African Elephants

The Etosha Elephants are the largest in Africa. Etosha National Park, Namibia, Africia.
Photographer: Jane Richards

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Blackbacked Jackel

The Jackel is the ubiqutious scavanger of the African plain. Etosha National Park, Namibia, Africa.
Photographer: Glenn Richards

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Black-Shouldered Kite

Early morning light.

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Just Kidding Around!

Who knows what these boys have in mind.

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Burchell's Zebra

The largest remaining herds of Zebras are found in Etosha National Park, Namibia, Africa.
Photographer: Glenn Richards

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Giraffe at Sunset

High dust content in the atmoshere results in sudued and colorful sunrises and sunsets.
Photographer: Jane Richards

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Secretary Bird

With its long legs the bird is easily visible in tall grass.

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Dust Bath

The dust bath protects sensitive skin from sun and insects.
Photographer: Glenn Richards

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Blackfaced Impala

The Impala prefers brush and woodlands.
Photographer: Jane Richards

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Gemsbok

The beautful Gemsbok is equally at home on the savannah and the desert. Etosha National Park, Namibia, Africa
Photographer: Glenn Richards

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Giraffe Herd

There were 23 giraffes in this herd moving to a water hole.
Photographer: Jane Richards

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Black Rhino-2

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Kudus

The male Kudo is considerably larger than the female. Large ears with pink interiors are characteristic. Etosha National Park, Namibia, Africa.
Photographer: Jane Richards

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Lion and Mate

Morning sun on the Lion King and his Mate. Etosha National Park, Namibia.
Photographer: Glenn Richards

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Martial Eagle

The Martial Eagle is the largest African eagle. Etosha National Park, Namibia, Africa.
Photographer: Glenn Richards

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Mirror Image

Two Zebras catching a drink from the same pool of water. Estosha National Park, Namibia
Photographer: Jane Richards

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Southern Giraffe

Star-like projections on the individual brown patches differentiate the Southern from the Reticulated Giraffe. Etosha National Park, Namibia, Africa.
Photographer: Jane Richards

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Spotted Hyena

Often mistakenly identified as a scavanger, the Hyena is a carnivore. Etosha National Park, Namibia, Africa.
Photographer: Jane Richards

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Springbok

This antelope is common in large numbers in Etosha National Park, Namibia, Africa.
Photographer: Jane Richards

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Steenbok

The small Steenbok resides in bush and woodlands, dissappearing easily into the vegetation.
Photographer: Jane Richards

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At the Waterhole

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Male Dik-Dik

These antelope are about 2 feet high.

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Male Leopard

The most abundant of the big cats and the most difficult to observe.

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Ostrich Pair

A common sight in the park

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Purple Roller

A fairly common and beautiful bird.

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So Ugle He's Cute

Another fearless and common inhabitant.

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Three-Headed

Giraffes can usually be seen in groups.

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Bat-Eared Fox

Type example of a bad hair day.

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Boss of the Pride

A pride is generally led by two males-frequently brothers.
Photographer: Jane Richards

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Black Rhino

These monsters are incredibly skiddish.

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Aw Mom!

In any given pride there are cubs of various ages.
Photographer: Jane Richards

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Family Portrait

A late day drink.

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Inquisitive Jackel

Jackels are always looking for a free meal.

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Eland & Twins

The Eland is one of the larger antelopes.
Photographer: Glenn Richards

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Kudu

A handsome male checks us out.

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Leopard-1

This male leopard was photographed in the last hour of our last day in Etosha in "09.

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Lilac-Breasted Roller

A very brave and colorful bird.

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Lion at the Waterhole

Needless to say this guy had the waterhole to himself.

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Steenbok-2

The steenbok is a little larger than the Did Dik, smaller than the Springbok.

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Spotted Hyena-2

Photographed in the same area in '09 as hyenas we had seen in '07.

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Blackfaced Impala-2

Reflected in the late afternoon sun.

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Cold Stare

Single male at a waterhole.

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Unhappy Bull Elephant

Presence of our vans caused elephant to warn with flapping ears and waving trunk.

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Buddies

Presence of these male lions left the waterhole deserted.

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Eye ball to Eye Ball

Young Kudu showing curiousity of the Martial Eagle.

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Southern Yellow-Billed Hornbill

This distinctive bird is common in Etosha National Park, Namibia, Africa.
Photographer: Jane Richards