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Best photos of the week

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Africa Geographic Editorial

Friday, 14 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 2 

📷 Four lions on the move at sunset. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa © Margie Botha

📷 A pod of hippos panic during a wildebeest crossing. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Nicolas de Vaulx

📷 Two northern carmine bee-eaters make a simultaneous catch. Selous National Park, Tanzania © Yochi Levanon


📷 Two sleepy hyena cubs at sunrise. Liuwa Plain National Park, Zambia © Andrew Macdonald

📷 A young male lion standing proud as he scans the plain. Liuwa Plain National Park, Zambia © Andrew Macdonald


📷 Silhouetted fishermen in a mokoro at sunset. Chobe, Botswana © Corlette Wessels

📷 A brown hyena feeding on a poached white rhino carcass. Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa © Darren Donovan


📷 A cheetah grips tightly onto its prey after a successful hunt. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania © Diego Occhi

📷 Two lionesses at play, honing their predator reflexes in the process. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania © Diego Occhi


📷 Cheetahs in the rain. Ndutu, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania © Diego Occhi

📷 Two sub-adult male lions face an oncoming dust storm. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa © Ed Aylmer


📷 A young flap-necked chameleon sheds its skin. Lusaka, Zambia © Esme Tenner

📷 A foraging black-winged stilt. Zibulo Colliery, South Africa © Gerbus Vermaak

📷 An arrow-marked babbler enjoys a refreshing bath. Chilwero, Northern Botswana © Innocent Samunzala

📷 An eastern lowland gorilla gazes up into the rain. Democratic Republic of the Congo © Jacha Potgieter


📷 A Maasai warrior looks out over the Mara plains at sunrise. Mara North Conservancy, Kenya © John Piper

📷 A little bee-eater pair. Samburu, Kenya © Leon Marais

📷 A blood-soaked black-backed jackal and carcass. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa © Margie Botha

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