An afternoon swim is a surprising place for an amazing encounter with the elephant herd at Abu Camp in the Okavango. Okavango Delta, Botswana. Nikon D3s. Nikon 28-300 mm. ISO 800. f6.7 @ 1/2000 Sec. Lexar media. © Dana Allen www.photosafari-africa.net www.facebook.com/DanaAllenPhotoSafari With Abu Camp.
A Brown Snake-Eagle (Circaetus cinereus) gives me the cold stare as he takes flight, somewhere in the Okavango Delta. Okavango Delta, Botswana. Nikon D3. Nikon 200-400 mm. ISO 800. f 5.6 @ 1/4000 sec. Lexar Media. © Dana Allen www.photosafari-africa.net www.facebook.com/DanaAllenPhotoSafari
When the world is new, you look at everything with trusting and wide eyes. This young lion cub has plenty to learn about the ways of the world before she reaches her prime in a few short years. Nikon D300. Nikon 200-400 mm. ISO 800. f 4 @ 1/1000 sec. Lexar Media. © Dana Allen […]
Of the nearly 170 distinct species of elephants (members of the proboscidean species) that once roamed the earth, only three: the Asian, the African Savannah, and the African Forest Elephant remain today. There are many ways to help efforts to conserve these species. One specific avenue is to support valuable research projects such as this: […]
Developing a strategy to preserve wildlife corridors across political borders is of great importance to keeping elephant and other wildlife populations healthy, and viable. The Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA) is helping to establish protocols between the countries of Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Angola and Namibia to sustainably manage this precious ecosystem. This will […]
Two kinds of people sign up for African safaris. Most, myself included, want to see “The Big Five”–-lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo, and elephant. The other people are the birders. So when my birder father announces he wants to join me on a trip to Botswana I have planned for myself, I clarify, “This is not […]