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Cee’s

Black and White Challenge:

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I have to thank…

South Africa again…

 for my Kudu…

and Lion images.

This shot gave me goose bumps as the lioness was

only about 15 feet from me and she seemed to look

straight down my lens.

A night or two later and her cubs put on a show

for us on our last evening at

Sausage Tree Safari Camp.

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Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Letters-K-or-L

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My

Playing

Travel Theme.

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Our football season is over for 2016…

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however fans and players all enjoy a good game of football.

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Busking…for the young at heart.



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While half a world away these impalas…

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certainly enjoyed themselves in Kruger National Park.

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Where’s My Backpack: Playing

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge-Eyes

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My contribution for this week’s

Eyes

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Family eyes…mostly.throughmyeyes3

…mostly.

Now some of my favourite eyes….

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Cheetah.

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The gentle giant which we are trying our best to exterminate.

So sad…

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Six week old lion cub.

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The lion cub’s mother.

Sadly she died about twelve months after this shot was taken.

She was only about fifteen feet from our vehicle and

when she turned and look at me/camera/vehicle…

there was definitely goose bumps all over me.

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Travel Theme-Pastel

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My

Pastel

Travel Theme.

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The

African Lilac Breasted Roller

is my pastel subject this week.

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When I first sighted the Roller it was just another bird

 against a hot sunny South African sky.

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High up in a tree my red and green colour vision loss

did not allow my eyes to see the colours.

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It was not until I arrived home and saw the photos

on my computer that I appreciated its colours.

Although at nearly ground level and only 30-40 metres away,

the colours of this Roller were much easier to see

when sighted in Botswana’s Okavango Delta region

the following year.

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Where’s My Backpack: Pastel

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One Word Photo Challenge-Chameleon

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 Even allowing for the fact that this shot was taken a  distance,

I think it fits the chameleon challenge.

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 I never thought an animal which grows to a height of 6 metres

would be so hard to see in its natural environment.

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One Word Photo Challenge:Chameleon

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Weekly Photo Challenge-Partners

 

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My contribution for this week’s challenge…

Partners

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Partners can be found everywhere.
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‘Our’ plovers from the last few years certainly

synchronised to protect their brood.

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Not so sure about the African Fish Eagle…although this pair

exhibited all signs of a partnership.

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These four were synchronised in the performance.

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Ostriches also are partners for life and were both helping

shelter the brood on this hot day.

 

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Surfing partners waiting for the big one.

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Unfortunately they had to settle for…

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some smaller waves on this recent outing.

 

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