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New on 500px : Flying silhouettes by MatEngel by MatEngel

African sacred ibis on their way to a sleeping tree during sunset.
Botswana, Okavango delta. via Tumblr http://ift.tt/1S8qStl
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New on 500px : Alpha male. by MarkWiseman1 by MarkWiseman1

This is the alpha male of the Rooiputs pride. He is much smaller than Ash?Mufasa jnr, but he is packed with aggression and was chasing a subadult male lion for trying to sneak a bite from an eland kill. To see this lion running at full pace was something to behold. His fully extended front paws are the size of dinner plates and his front legs the size of my legs. Power and speed in abundance.
All rights reserved and © Mark Wiseman. via Tumblr http://bit.ly/1XE695m
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New on 500px : Given Up by alex_tsarfin by alex_tsarfin

Live and dead tree standing next to each other on the banks of the Chobe river, Namibia.

The Chobe river forms Botswana’s northern border with Namibia and the boundary of southern Africa. Its water helps maintain a lush floodplain and rich variety of habitats vital to the multitude of animals that inhabit Chobe National Park. via Tumblr http://ift.tt/1IrK8dF

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New on 500px : Dune Patrol by morkelerasmus by morkelerasmus

A male lion on patrol in the Kalahari desert (Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park). He is exhibiting the Flehmen response, taking in hormonal scents through the organ of Jacobson to determine the presence of other lions in this area.

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New on 500px : Golden breath by MatEngel by MatEngel

Okavango delta, Botswana.
A hippo exhaling water after a long dive.
Usually they emerge from underwater every three to five minutes to draw breath. via Tumblr http://bit.ly/1MMOSSh