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Africa Geographic Editorial

Friday, 26 April 2019

Our Photographer of the Year 2019 competition is now in the last week for receiving entries and at midnight on April 30th (CAT time) the competition will close for submissions, after which our judges will spend the month of May considering every selected photo before announcing our winners!
There are four galleries showcasing this week’s Weekly Selection. To see the other galleries for this week’s selection click here: Weekly Selection Gallery 1, Weekly Selection Gallery 3, and Weekly Selection Gallery 4.

A lion spotted along the road in Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania © Serkan Hussein
A lion spotted along the road in Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania © Serkan Hussein
A touching scene between a hyena cub and an adult in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Patrice Quillard
A touching scene between a hyena cub and an adult in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Patrice Quillard
Painted wolves (African wild dogs) in Okavango Delta, Botswana © Thomas Retterath
Painted wolves (African wild dogs) in Okavango Delta, Botswana © Thomas Retterath
Admiring the view from the Three Rondavels at Blyde River Canyon, South Africa © Felix Schröder
Admiring the view from the Three Rondavels at Blyde River Canyon, South Africa © Felix Schröder
A lion with a warthog piglet in Zimanga Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Tyrone Kruger
A lion with a warthog piglet in Zimanga Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Tyrone Kruger
An elephant enjoys a splash in the cooling waters of the Chobe River in Chobe National Park, Botswana © Prelena Soma Owen
An elephant enjoys a splash in the cooling waters of the Chobe River in Chobe National Park, Botswana © Prelena Soma Owen
A leaf-tailed gecko spotted in Madagascar © Jennifer Vitanzo
A leaf-tailed gecko spotted in Madagascar © Jennifer Vitanzo
A leucistic elephant calf spotted in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Michele Cabria
A leucistic elephant calf spotted in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Michele Cabria
A golden monkey seemingly ponders the meaning of life in Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo © Brad Love
A golden monkey seemingly ponders the meaning of life in Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo © Brad Love
A lioness tucks into her breakfast in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Georgiana Steiger
A lioness tucks into her breakfast in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Georgiana Steiger
A black-backed jackal spotted in Zimanga Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Rhona Sellschop
A black-backed jackal spotted in Zimanga Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Rhona Sellschop
Painted wolf (African wild dog) puppies play in Zimanga Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Prelena Soma Owen
Painted wolf (African wild dog) puppies play in Zimanga Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Prelena Soma Owen
The nostrils of a hippo in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Michele Cabria
The nostrils of a hippo in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Michele Cabria
A 5-metre long Nile crocodile tears apart a 2.5-metre long crocodile in Kruger National Park, South Africa © Tim Driman
A 5-metre long Nile crocodile tears apart a 2.5-metre long crocodile in Kruger National Park, South Africa © Tim Driman
Beautiful rear view of zebras in South Luangwa National Park, Zambia © Daniela Anger
Beautiful rear view of zebras in South Luangwa National Park, Zambia © Daniela Anger
A palm-nut vulture lands at the Umkhobi Lagoon in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa © Jacques Sellschop
A palm-nut vulture lands at the Umkhobi Lagoon in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa © Jacques Sellschop
A hyena cub in Etosha National Park, Namibia © Alexander Vlasov
A hyena cub in Etosha National Park, Namibia © Alexander Vlasov
A majestic black rhino in Kenya © Matthew Scerri
A majestic black rhino in Kenya © Matthew Scerri
A female ostrich in Okavango Delta, Botswana © Tina Antrobus
A female ostrich in Okavango Delta, Botswana © Tina Antrobus
A Mursi woman in Omo Valley, Ethiopia © Janet Regan
A Mursi woman in Omo Valley, Ethiopia © Janet Regan


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ALSO IN THIS WEEK’S ISSUE

GALLERY
To see the other galleries for this week’s selection click here: Weekly Selection Gallery 1, Weekly Selection Gallery 3, and Weekly Selection Gallery 4.

Photographer of the Year Weekly Selection Gallery 2

Photographer of the Year 2019 Weekly Selection Gallery 3

Photographer of the Year 2019 Weekly Selection Gallery 4