Weekly Photo Challenge-Night-Time

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My contribution for this week’s challenge…

Night Time

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While on our recent safari we had some nocturnal visitors in our camp.

impala_0291Courtesy of automatic cameras, little light

(making it difficult for the operator see what was in focus),

and you can just make out these impala.

One of our tents in the bottom left corner.

hyena_0270Shenzi is a bit easier to distinguish.

hyena_0269-1He did not mind being the star attraction…

hyena_0269and had a good sniff around for any morsel which we may have dropped, before…

hyena_0097slinking off into the darkness and the next camp site.

The tap was only a few feet from our tents

and used for cleaning teeth, water for kettle and so on.

The ablutions block is another twenty metres past Shenzi.

owl_0286

 In every group there is someone who is a bit shy.

elephant_0568As we had camped on what our guide had told us was the

hippopotamus and elephants track,

it was no surprise when this gentle giant politely

made its way around our camp

to avoid disturbing us.

But what a thrill it was to see these animals.

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