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Best photos of the week


Africa Geographic Editorial

Friday, 07 February 2020

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 1

📷 A crowned eagle tucks into an unlucky water monitor. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Brandon Huntley

📷 A female meerkat keeps a watchful eye out for danger as her three pups get up to mischief. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa © Brandon Huntley

📷 Spotted hyena cubs at play. Khwai, Botswana © Didier Couvert

📷 A tsessebe is pinned down by three hungry lions. Pilansberg National Park, South Africa © Ilna Booyens

📷 A flamboyance of flamingo. Sandwich Harbour, Namibia © Jandre Germishuizen

📷 A Kenyan sunrise. Samburu National Park, Kenya © Jane Gross

📷 A tiny four-striped grass mouse. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa © Jenny Andersen

📷 A rare sighting of greater-painted snipe. Intaka Wetlands, South Africa © Johan Mocke

📷 A hunting rock monitor lizard. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Joschka Voss

📷 A young spotted hyena cub seeks comfort from its mother. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Karen Blackwood

📷 A young cheetah practices its hunting skills on a wildebeest calf. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South-Africa © Karen van der kolk

📷 Three-headed giraffe. Maasai Mara, Kenya © Karen van der kolk

📷 A black-backed jackal framed by elephant legs. Senyati, Botswana© Margie Botha

📷 An aerial view of Scorpion Dune. Sossusvlei, Namibia © Miguel Bruno

📷 The wild eye of a male lion through a buffalo carcass. Okavango Delta, Botswana © Panos Laskarakis

📷 A view of Cape fur seals from below. Seal Island, Millers Point, South Africa © Peet J van Eeden

📷 A striped skink carries off its centipede meal. Londolozi Private Game Reserve, Sabi Sands, South Africa © Rod Watson

📷 A group of black herons displaying their hunting technique. Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana © Sandy Hickey

📷 A spotted hyena feeds among vultures. Maasai Mara, Kenya © Thorsten Hanewald

📷 The big eyes of a Natal forest tree frog. Durban North Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa © Tyrone Ping

📷 A group of great white pelicans. Awasa Lake, Ethiopia © Vittorio Ricci

📷 A bright green flap-necked chameleon. Bushmanland, Namibia © Wynne Cilliers

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