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? This male lion is a member of a coalition that dominates the Ngwehla area. Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe © Riaan Olivier
? A gathering of elephants in. Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe © Kevin Dooley
? Serra da Leba mountain pass near Lubango, Angola © Evan Naude
? Black mamba catching the morning glow of the sun before setting off on her morning hunt. Maun, Botswana © Mark Flatt
? Southern ground-hornbill with a caterpillar. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Robert Holmwood
? An impala leaps high to escape a painted wolf (African wild dog). Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana © Fabio Vegetti
? “There is danger in the mud”. A crocodile opens its eyes while resting in a muddy pool. Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe © Jens Cullmann
? Leopard brothers playing on the rocks. Samburu National Reserve, Kenya © Trish Hennessy
? On the crater’s rim. Mount Nyiragongo, DR Congo © Susana Silvestre
? Up close of a leopard’s paw and claws while it holds down an impala. Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana © Zaheer Ali
? Two elephants crossing paths create an intriguing visual effect. Etosha National Park, Namibia © Jeff Harrisberg
? A purple heron with a gecko. Lake Panic, Kruger National Park, South Africa © Leon Heyes
? Detailed shot of a zebra’s muzzle. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Dominique Maree
? Lions fight over an impala carcass. Chobe National Park, Botswana © Francis Bompard
? Backlit shot of a spotted hyena as it moves in to feed on a zebra carcass. Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa © Rupert Bridgman
? Elephants heading towards the water. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Sophie Brown
? Battersby’s green snake (Philothamnus battersbyi) descending a palm tree in Karura Forest. Nairobi, Kenya © Tim Nicklin
? Spotted hyena cub emerges from a den into the golden light. Kruger National Park, South Africa © Willem Kruger
? Maasai man gathering wood in a desolate landscape, near Serengeti National Park, Tanzania © Alice van Kempen
? A scenic flight above the ‘Eye of Sahara’. Chinguetti, Mauritania © Miguel Bruno
? Baby elephant resting between his mother’s feet. Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe © Jens Cullmann
? Exploring the dunes in Sossusvlei. Namib Desert, Namibia © Chanèl Rossouw
? The magical spectacle of light and colour at sunset at the Avenue of the Baobabs. Madagascar © Kim Paffen
? Cheetah brothers look out into the valley. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Yarin Klein
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