Sunday, August 3, 2014

Eventually...I find predators during Hamiltons Tented Camp game drives


We found this female on our first game drive.


She was ambling along scent marking and generally trying to ignore us


The "eyes" have it!


She was very relaxed although she did not still for extended periods


Caught in the act...


STUNNING


On a mission...


Like our cat at home,
tail proudly in the air


Up close...


I thought that this was as close as I was going to get to Lion.
We did not see any on our drives...
And then, on our FINAL drive we found THIS...


A coalition of four young males on a buffalo kill.
I was able to get images of three as the fourth vanished for a nap as we arrived


Considering they had killed this buffalo the night before,
there was not much left of the carcass


Sunlight on the mane


"I am trying to give mouth-to-mouth,
but it seems that I am too late"...


Full belly, almost time for a nap


There was still meat on the back legs


Bonding time...for now.
In years to come, these youngsters could turn on each other


Taking a breath...


"This buffalo tasted GOOD"...


One of the other guests on the vehicle captures the scene.


All images were taken on game drives from Hamiltons Tented Camp.
To find out more, visit:
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