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Africa Geographic Editorial

Friday, 29 March 2019

Our Photographer of the Year 2019 is now in full swing and there is only a month left to go before entries close!
There are three galleries showcasing this week’s Weekly Selection. To see the other two galleries for this week’s selection click here: Weekly Selection Gallery 1 and Weekly Selection Gallery 3.

A handsome male lion stares off into the distance, Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Caleb Shepard
A handsome male lion stares off into the distance, Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Caleb Shepard
A young zebra tries to keep up with the rest of the herd in Etosha National Park, Namibia © Prelena Soma Owen
A young zebra tries to keep up with the rest of the herd in Etosha National Park, Namibia © Prelena Soma Owen
A boy holds onto his father’s horse, awaiting their chance to compete in the King of Lesotho’s horse race, near Semonkong, Lesotho © Hesté de Beer
A boy holds onto his father’s horse, awaiting their chance to compete in the King of Lesotho’s horse race, near Semonkong, Lesotho © Hesté de Beer
Dust fills the air as wildebeest make their way across the Mara River in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Tania Cholwich
Dust fills the air as wildebeest make their way across the Mara River in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Tania Cholwich
Dust and filtered sunlight make for a dramatic image of a giraffe in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa © Giovanni Frescura
Dust and filtered sunlight make for a dramatic image of a giraffe in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa © Giovanni Frescura
A cheetah mother and her cub groom each other while resting under a tree in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa © Hilda le Roux
A cheetah mother and her cub groom each other while resting under a tree in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa © Hilda le Roux
An adult jumping spider (Hyllus brevitarsis), less than 10mm in size, spotted in Maitland Nature Reserve, South Africa © Kathleen Vanoppen
An adult jumping spider (Hyllus brevitarsis), less than 10mm in size, spotted in Maitland Nature Reserve, South Africa © Kathleen Vanoppen (Instagram/kathleen.vanoppen)
Dunes and dry sand in Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia © Melanie Maske
Dunes and dry sand in Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia © Melanie Maske
A rare sighting of a juvenile Egyptian vulture in Kruger National Park, South Africa © Ernest Porter
A rare sighting of a juvenile Egyptian vulture in Kruger National Park, South Africa © Ernest Porter
A curious spotted hyena watches the photographer after having a mud bath in South Luangwa National Park, Zambia © Daniela Anger
A curious spotted hyena watches the photographer after having a mud bath in South Luangwa National Park, Zambia © Daniela Anger
"Leading the way" – afternoon sailing on a dhow off the coast of Zanzibar © Caleb Shepard
“Leading the way” – afternoon sailing on a dhow off the coast of Zanzibar © Caleb Shepard
A spotted hyena cub playfully chews his mother's neck in Kruger National Park, South Africa © Gabriella Kiss
A spotted hyena cub playfully chews his mother’s neck in Kruger National Park, South Africa © Gabriella Kiss
Elephants enjoy a mud bath in Savuti, Botswana © Derryn Nash
Elephants enjoy a mud bath in Savuti, Botswana © Derryn Nash
A dominant male zebra gets the better of a youngster in Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Daniel Wallis
A dominant male zebra gets the better of a youngster in Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Daniel Wallis
An impala herd in the early morning, Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe © Andre Erlich
An impala herd in the early morning, Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe © Andre Erlich
"Power drink" – three lionesses drink at a waterhole in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa © Ernest Porter
“Power drink” – three lionesses drink at a waterhole in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa © Ernest Porter
A white rhino mother and calf in a reserve in South Africa © Michael Raddall
A white rhino mother and calf in a reserve in South Africa © Michael Raddall
A lioness peers out from behind a tree in MalaMala Game Reserve, South Africa © Steve Pressman
A lioness peers out from behind a tree in MalaMala Game Reserve, South Africa © Steve Pressman
A dazzle of zebras drinking at a waterhole in Kruger National Park, South Africa © Guy Scott
A dazzle of zebras drinking at a waterhole in Kruger National Park, South Africa © Guy Scott

ALSO IN THIS WEEK’S ISSUE

STORY
The Honey Badger – Delving into the world of Africa’s most fearless and tenacious carnivore.

GALLERIES
To see the other two galleries for this week’s selection, click here: Weekly Selection Gallery 1 and Weekly Selection Gallery 3.

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