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Nature Explored

Photography
by Chris Dunford

 

 

 

 

 

 





 

Ruaha Mammals II (June)

This bull elephant in Ruaha National Park was telling us who is boss800 This bull elephant in Ruaha National Park was telling us who is boss

The big bull strolls past and his temporal glands show clear signs that he is in musth801 The big bull strolls past and his temporal glands show clear signs that he is in musth

A chilled out lion keeps an eye on us all the same802 A chilled out lion keeps an eye on us all the same

An impala buck uses an old worn down termite mound as a lookout803 An impala buck uses an old worn down termite mound as a lookout

Female greater kudu crossing the track804 Female greater kudu crossing the track

Maasai giraffes survey the area805 Maasai giraffes survey the area

A leopard checks us out before quickly disappearing into the long grass806 A leopard checks us out before quickly disappearing into the long grass

The warthog sow has white bristles along the side of her face to fool predators into thinking she has huge tusks807 The warthog sow has white bristles along the side of her face to fool predators into thinking she has huge tusks

Hippos are spread along the wide Ruaha river at this time of year808 Hippos are spread along the wide Ruaha river at this time of year

A Crawshay's zebra and foal resting in the shade809 A Crawshay's zebra and foal resting in the shade

The leader of this group of elephants tests the wind810 The leader of this group of elephants tests the wind

A Buffalos watching us warily811 Buffalos watching us warily

A hyaena guarding the den812 A hyaena guarding the den

313 Greater kudu posing813 Greater kudu posing

314 Vervet monkey814 Vervet monkey

Giraffes in the shade of a huge spreading fig tree815 Giraffes in the shade of a huge spreading fig tree

An unusual melanistic slender mongoose816 An unusual melanistic slender mongoose

Kudu cows running for cover817 Kudu cows running for cover

An alert black-backed jackal is always looking for the next meal818 An alert black-backed jackal is always looking for the next meal

Banded mongooses819 Banded mongooses

Big herd of buffalos making their way down to the river. Buffalos need to drink every day820 Big herd of buffalos making their way down to the river. Buffalos need to drink every day

Buffalo observing us821 Buffalo observing us

Curious young vervet monkey822 Curious young vervet monkey

Greater kudu in the early morning light823 Greater kudu in the early morning light