6/16/2001 -Evening Game Drive - Chobe National Park, Botswana, Africa

All images are 2001 by Anthony Galván III. Any use without written permission is strictly prohibited.


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Egyptian Geese - Alopochen aegyptiacus Time to fine a place to roost for the evening along the Chobe River.

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Blacksmith Plover - Vanellus armatus gets its name from its call, sounds like a hammer hitting an anvil.

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Crocs, Storks and Geese - crocodylys niloticus, Leptoptilos crumeniferus, and Alopochen aegyptiacus. Let's see. Birds evolved from reptiles. Reptiles inhabit the river. The birds and crocs stay together on the river. I think there's something going on here!

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African Elephant Infant - Loxodanta africana This one is just learning the ropes.

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African Elephant - Loxodanta africana On the river's edge this one is the BOSS!

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African Elephant - Loxodanta africana Detail of those cutesy eyelashes.

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Giraffe - Masai race Giraffa camerlopardalis The tallest mammal in the world, the Masai Giraffe has a more complicated "spot" pattern than its cousin, the Reticulated Giraffe.

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Common Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius Lazy hazy days along the Chobe. Sunset is no exception.

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Southern Impala - Aepyceros melampus The southern race which is found from Zambia south to Swaziland.

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African Lion Panthera leo This one may have been "Born Free" but she got tagged. Of course that doesn't keep her from doing her "catley duties" at night.

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African Lion Panthera leo Scratching posts come in all shapes and sizes. For this cat there's no exception.


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