Tourists said they heard the families scattered by gunshots. They made for easy targets: great, grey figures stark against the golden grass. As the animals began to stampede, their terrified babies, unable to keep up, were roped together and taken away. Their capture tore apart families that in the wild could be separated only by […]
At dawn the bush comes to life. Birds sing, a lion roars and a tiny deer steps gingerly past my veranda. As the first rays of light touch the acacias, there is a soft voice by the canvas and a tea tray is set out. Soon after sunrise, I grab my camera and climb on […]
Zimbabwean ivory poachers have killed more than 80 elephants by poisoning water holes with cyanide, endangering one of the world’s biggest herds, a minister said on Wednesday. Saviour Kasukuwere, the country’s environment minister, said the elephants had died in the last few weeks in Hwange national park, the nation’s largest, while security forces were preoccupied […]
African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) dusting at Madison Pan, Hwange National Park. Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. With Journeys Unforgettable Photographic Safaris Littile Makololo Camp. Nikon D4. Nikon 28-300 mm. ISO 800 f6.7 @ 1/3000 sec. Lexar Media. © Dana Allen www.photosafari-africa.net www.facebook.com/DanaAllenPhotoSafari
A one hour old African Elephant calf discovers the life-giving nourishment of water for the first time in his very short life – Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. Nikon D3s. Nikon 200-400 mm. ISO 800. f4 @ 1/500 sec. Lexar Media. © Dana Allenwww.photosafari-africa.net With Little Makololo Camp
Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. Nikon D3s. Nikon 200-400 mm. Nikon TC-14e II. ISO 800. f 5.6 @ 1/180 sec. Lexar Media. © Dana Allen www.photosafari-africa.net with Little Makololo Camp Journeys Unforgettable Photographic Safaris.
A large buffalo bull stands ready to defend the herd against a pride of lions approaching from the back – Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. Nikon D300. Nikon 200-400 mm. ISO 800. f 4 @ 1/1500 sec. Lexar Media.