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Best photos of the week

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Africa Geographic Editorial

Friday, 21 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 

? Endangered Grevy’s zebras locked in a fierce battle. Samburu National Park, Kenya © Yaron Schmid

? A black mamba strikes a pose. Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa © Asgeir Westgård

? A curious elephant calf and a leopard tortoise. Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa © Barbara Fraatz


? Two black-backed jackal pups play hide and seek at night. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Brandon Huntley

? An aerial view of a herd of gemsbok on sandy desert dunes. Sossusvlei, Namibia © Chase Wells

? A painted wolf pack play in the water near the Marico river. Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa © Darren Donovan

? A great white pelican bathing in Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya © Dave Richards


? An endemic Namaqua chameleon. Namib Desert, Namibia © Jandre Germishuizen

? A silhouetted baboon enjoying the sunlight. Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa © Janine Malan


? A male lion with a bloody tongue after feeding on its kill. Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe © Jens Cullmann


? A hungry crocodile catches a fish. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Johan Wandrag

? Young baboons at play being disciplined by an adult. Kruger National Park, South Africa © John Mullineux


? A big male leopard feeds on a steenbok. Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa © Jp VanZyl

? An exhausted lion falls asleep on the head of its giraffe kill. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Julien Regamey

? A charging hippo. Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe © Jens Cullmann


? A middle-aged coconut crab. Fanjove Island, Tanzania © Marten Heinrichs

? A lioness carries her cub to a safe spot in the early morning. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Nicolas de Vaulx

? An elephant uses its versatile trunk to uproot a waterlily. Khwai, Botswana © Sandy Hickey

? The yellow eye of a muddy crocodile. Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe © Jens Cullmann

? A southern ground hornbill gathers a mouthful of insects and lizards. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Tristan Cary

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