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The Wildlife of Hwange, Zimbabwe

We are warned from the start of our eighteen day safari that the wildlife of Zimbabwe will behave  differently than in Botswana where they are well-protected against poaching and familiar with well-meaning tourists on photo-shoots.  Hwange National Park is the biggest reserve in Zimbabwe.  Of course poaching is illegal at Hwange, but enforcement has been… Continue reading The Wildlife of Hwange, Zimbabwe

The Elephants of Chobe, Botswana. #nature, #wildlife

 I take this photograph of elephants as they stroll over to the lake for an afternoon bath at Chobe National Park, Botswana, in subsaharan Africa.  The older females stand quietly and watch us take pictures from our safari vehicles.  Elephant families are closely bonded to each other and protective of the young elephants that accompany… Continue reading The Elephants of Chobe, Botswana. #nature, #wildlife