Our Photographer of the Year 2020, with a stunning safari prize provided by Djuma Private Game Reserve, is now in full swing.
There are two galleries showcasing this week’s Weekly Selection. To see the other gallery click here: Gallery 2
📷 A male lion lit by the sun as he feasts on an elephant carcass. Eastern Linyanti Waterfront, Botswana © Artur Stankiewicz
📷 The gaping jaws of a water monitor. Chobe National Park, Botswana © Cheryl Cranfield
📷 Massive granite boulders covered in a variety of colourful marine species, creating cave-like spaces and swim-throughs for species such as the Cape fur seal. Cape Town, South Africa © Geo Cloete
📷 A male African jacana hides his chicks. Chobe River, Botswana © John Mullineux
📷 The inscrutable stare of a wild chimpanzee. Kibale Forest, Uganda © Artur Stankiewicz
📷 A lioness and her curious cubs. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Licinia Machado
📷 A baboon seems to contemplate its existence from the comfort of a hanging vine. Mara Triangle, Kenya © Marcus Westberg
📷 The lightning-quick reflexes and agility of a ground squirrel are more than a match for the striking Cape cobra. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa © Dave Pusey
📷 Three Eastern lowland gorillas ascend the towering trees of Kahuzi-Biega National Park, DRC © Marcus Westberg
📷 A brown hyena carries off the rear half of an eland carcass, while three black-backed jackals continue to feed on their share. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa © Margie Botha
📷 A curious gecko peers out from a tree cavity. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa © Michael Bonnici Kind
📷 This portrait of a wild chimpanzee speaks of self-contained power and fierce intelligence. Kibale National Park, Uganda © Kyle Smith
📷 An African fish eagle attacks a marabou stork mid-flight. Chobe River, Botswana © Myer Bornstein
📷 A pangolin, successfully released back into the wild after being confiscated from poachers. © Francois Meyer
📷 The famous coalition of five cheetah males moves as one as they begin their hunt. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Suhaib Alvi
📷 A golden monkey peeps out at the photographer, its face reflecting the mossy green of its natural habitat. Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda © Marcus Westberg
📷 A bright-eyed tree frog. Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar © Timothy Portas
📷 A majestic male lion stands proud and regal, scanning his surroundings with a piercing gaze. Serengeti National Park Tanzania © Yaron Schmid
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