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There are two galleries showcasing this week’s Weekly Selection. To see the other gallery click here: Weekly Selection Gallery 2
📷 Thirsty elephants arrive at a waterhole. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Hilda Le Roux
📷 A giraffe bull gets some additional calcium by chewing on a bone. Sibuya Game Reserve, South Africa © Peter Reitze
📷 Behati, a silverback mountain gorilla, takes a break while feeding. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda © Tiffany Franks
📷 A yawning fossa. Kirindy Mitea National Park, Madagascar © Beverly Houwing
📷 A giraffe close up. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Jason Clendenen
📷 An African darter catches a fish. Chobe National Park, Botswana © Cindee Beechwood
📷 View of the Drakensburg Amphitheatre. Royal Natal National Park, South Africa © Gavin Duffy
📷 Lesser bushbabies peek from a hole in a tree. Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Michael Raddall
📷 A young baboon makes a leap of faith. Chobe National Park, Botswana © Subi Sridharan
📷 A Madagascar scops owl. Kirindy Mitea National Park, Madagascar © Beverly Houwing
📷 A dwarf beaked snake (Dipsina multimaculata). Northern Cape, South Africa © Tyrone Ping
📷 Tuareg people on their camels shortly before a race, taking place north of Timbuktu. Mali © Mario Gerth
📷 A grey crowned crane. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Diana Knight
📷 A female vervet monkey carries her infant safely tucked underneath her protective arms. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Karen Blackwood
📷 Lion pride with five cubs resting on rocks. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania © Kaido Haagen
📷 An elephant and calf drink at a waterhole. Savuti, Botswana © Margie Botha
📷 Secretary bird hunting for food. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania © Eduardo del Alamo
📷 Hyena at sunset. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Ivan Glaser
📷 Zebra herd up close. Ndutu, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania © Patrick Hozza
📷 Bateleur sunning itself. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa © Kate Morris
📷 Portrait of a painted wolf (African wild dog). Kruger National Park, South Africa © Licinia Machado
📷 A herd of zebras running through the savannah. Lake Natron, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania © Kirill Dorofeev
📷 Spotted hyena with wildebeest calf. Ndutu, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania © Kirill Dorofeev
📷 Cheetah photographed against the evening sky. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Matrishva Vyas
📷 Klaas’s cuckoo being fed by a female malachite sunbird. Riebeek Kasteel, South Africa © Mary Walker
📷 A purple grenadier. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Dr Pravin Jawale
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