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Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park March 2016

 

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Mashatu, October 2008

 

 

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michael-ibk

Very cute - especially the first Lion cub and the two Ellies.

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Peter Connan

A wonderful collection of babies Mike!

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pomkiwi

Still not got the idea of stopping completely mastered!

 

Timbavati - from the deck at Kambaku River Sands, May 2016. Nikon D7200, 80-400mm lens @400mm, ISO 200, f/5.6, 1/50 sec

 

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elefromoz

@@Bush dog, I don't think I've seen a photo of a Lioness carrying a Cub, very special, thanks for that

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Thank you so much for your comments.

 

Here are two more pictures of the lioness carrying a cub.

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Peter Connan

Lovely. Always wanted to see that.

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offshorebirder

Willow the Lioness relocating her day-old cubs. Four Wheel Drive Lugga, Mara Naboisho Conservancy, Kenya.

 

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Bat-eared Fox family at the den. Mara Naboisho Conservancy, Kenya.

 

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Hippo mother and calf. Mara River, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.

 

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Eland calf. Mara North Conservancy, Kenya.

 

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Giraffe calf. Mara North Conservancy, Kenya.

 

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Giraffe family, Mara North Conservancy, Kenya.

 

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Thomson's Gazelle calf running for its life. Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Kenya. The calf was eventually saved by a Zebra Stallion.

 

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Elephant calf keeping up with the herd. Samburu National Reserve, Kenya.

 

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Elephant calf preparing to cross the road. Samburu National Reserve, Kenya.

 

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Hyena cub at its den near the headwaters of the Talek River. Mara Naboisho Conservancy, Kenya.

 

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Waterbuck mother and calf. Mara Naboisho Conservancy, Kenya.

 

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Topi mother and calf. Mara Naboisho Conservancy, Kenya.

 

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Vulturine Guineafowl chick being given a lesson by its parent. Buffalo Springs National Reserve, Kenya.

 

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Crocodile hatchling (being dwarfed by Terrapins). Buffalo Springs National Reserve, Kenya.

 

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pomkiwi

@@offshorebirder I particularly like the first of the hyena pictures

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offshorebirder

Thanks for the kind words @@pomkiwi and @@TonyQ. We were particularly fortunate with baby critters this past "El Nino" January in Kenya.

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pomkiwi

Another hyena baby. Supervised by mother returning to the den. Timbavati, May 2016

 

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Kwara, October 2006

 

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Kwara, October 2009

 

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madaboutcheetah

I have fond memories of 2006, Mike - I was at LK right at the end of August that year! I think I saw a Leopard and cub too with Doctor!

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optig

I love all these photos; I have to say that even the baby hippo is appealing. Ugly babies simply aren't very common; however, one major exception is crocodiles.

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@@madaboutcheetah

 

Hari, it's indeed the same cub that you saw with Doctor.

I'm posting pictures of the mother, in 2006 and in 2009, on "Show us your leopards". When I came back in 2011, they told me that, in the meanwhile, it was dead.

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Ben mosquito

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You want to fight?

 

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From the Central Kalahari game reserve.

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Soukous

It won't be long before these young Barn Swallows leave the nest. It's already looking a bit crowded

 

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Rufus Wallaby, Melaleuca, February 2017

 

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Giant forest hogs, the Aberdares in February 2017.

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A group of 4 very young lion cubs discovered with their mother in the North of the Masai Mara NR near the Marsh

 

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Moremi Game reserve. Botswana 2014.

 

 

 

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Soukous

Red Billed Spurfowl with chicks

 

Khwai Community Conservancy, Botswana.

 

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Red Billed Teal with chicks

Linyanti Marsh, Botswana.

 

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