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Best photos of the week


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 1 

📷 A male lion in the tall grass. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Arlette Magiera

📷 A juvenile male gelada monkey (also known as a bleeding-heart monkey), huddles with the rest of his troop in the cold, thick drizzle of the rainy season. Guassa Community Conservation Area, Amhara region, Ethiopia © Bing Lin

📷 Two spotted hyena and a buffalo carcass. Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa © Darren Donovan

📷 A pool of water mirrors a male lion as he walks by. Ndutu, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania © Diego Occhi

📷 A sleepy cheetah cub. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania © Diego Occhi

📷 An African darter catches a fish. Zibulo Colliery, South Africa © Gerbus Vermaak

📷 A red-billed teal taking off while being chased by a red-knobbed coot. Zibulo Colliery, South Africa © Gerbus Vermaak

📷 A crocodile makes a dramatic splash as it enters the river. Chobe National Park, Botswana © Guy Scott

📷 Three black-backed jackal feast on a fresh kill. Mara North Conservancy, Kenya © Jacques-Andre Dupont

📷 A lioness carries her young cub to a safer location. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Lennart Hessel

📷 Maasai warriors at sunset. Maasai Mara, Kenya © Manuel Nagele

📷 A female leopard gets low as she stalks a warthog. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Matrishva Vyas

📷 Hundreds of wildebeest become entangled during a river crossing. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Nicolas de Vaulx

📷 A Cape cobra in a tree cavity. Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve, South Africa © Thilo Beck

📷 A pair of orange-bellied parrots searching for the ideal nesting site. Samburu National Park, Kenya © Tim Nicklin

📷 A rescued eastern green mamba hatchling emerges from its egg. All seven hatchlings and their mother were released back into the wild. Pennington, South Coast, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa © Tyrone Ping

📷 A family of cheetah huddle together in the rain. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Xavier Ortega

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