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Short things from all over.

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African Dung beetle has a load

which is taller than it is.

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Stamen and leaves win the

height battle over the bee.

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A baby which is bigger than most,

but still has many years to go

before it can look mum in the eye.

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Cee’s Black & White Challenge:  Short-Things

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Cee-BW-Challenge-Long-Things

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Long things from all over.

Burj Khalifa,

Dubai.

Rocky Mountaineer…front end.

Rocky Mountaineer…back end

 

Just had to include the tallest animal

in Africa.

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Cee’s Black & White Challenge:  Long-Things

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kick

strike or propel forcibly with the foot.
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Although here appearance is

gangly and unstable…

…apparently giraffes pack a powerful kick

in all four legs.

Australian Rules Football revolves around

players kicking the ball.

Unlike the round ball game (Soccer) players

are also allowed to handle the ball.

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While the African wildlife…

…soon lost its novelty value…

…never, was an animal sighting less than awesome.

 

 

Although uncommon visitors to our car,

the Yellow Billed Hornbill was

a common sight during our African Safaris.

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Some of my favourite things are my cameras.

Cameras, lenses and travel allows me to…

…get up close to wildlife.

They also allow me to capture and keep nature

when she puts on a grand display…

 

 

…and also the not so grand displays.

 

Even foggy mornings can produce good results.

And when Mother Nature is a bit sluggish

getting out of bed, technology has advanced so much

that we can now capture lights prior to daylight.

Finally there are landscapes and many other

subjects to be found everywhere.

And there is also…

…raindrops on roses….

…and whiskers on kittens…

…brown paper packages tied up with strings

🙂 🙂 These are a few of my favourite things.  🙂 🙂

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:  Favourite-Things

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:  Favourite-Things

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:  Favourite-Things

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:  Favourite-Things

 

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Mostly blending shots this week..

I think this is a Crimson Shrike which did not

blend into anything that I recall.

The Springbok Duiker, on the other hand

was almost always invisible.


I would have thought an animal as tall as

the surrounding vegetation would

be easy to spot…always.

However, this one proved me wrong. 

A few paces into the taller bush and it was gone. 

May have been standing behind a tree laughing at me.

Whatever the case it was invisible.

Time for a late afternoon nap. 

Can you see all six? 

That’s why guides tell us not to leave the vehicle.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti: Blending-In-or-Standing-Out

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya: Blending-In-or-Standing-Out

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy: Blending-In-or-Standing-Out

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina: Blending-In-Standing-Out

 

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Cee’s

Black and White Challenge.

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Tails and tongues.

This view was described as the (w)hole of Africa

I never did find out which spelling was meant, however,

judging by the chuckles that came with the comment

there was every chance there was no ‘W’.

More eagle than tail…I fear

And I just love this shot

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Cees-BW-Photo-Challenge: Tongues-Tails

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