Elephants exhibit very strong matriarchal family behavior. They have a matriarchal head, usually an older matriarch, her daughters (3 or 4 of them) and their calves. The typical elephant family is from 6 to 12 individual elephants. The females assist each other with the birth and care of their young. This ‘babysitting’ is a very important part of the young elephant’s … Read More
This was one unhappy baboon as we drove by him while in Kenya. They can be pretty mean and dangerous animals. The photo was taken with a Canon EOS 40D, EF70-200mm f/4L IS lens at 289 mm, 1/250 sec at f/8, ISO 400 on a SanDisk Extreme IV CF Card.
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It’s 7:04 am, July 21, 2009 and we’re traveling in the Land Rover through the savannah. It was one the very few cloudy days we had and I was struck by the oval opening in the clouds illuminating the savannah below. I took this photo using my wide angle zoom lens set at 17mm. If you like this image, please … Read More