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Africa Geographic Editorial

Friday, 22 November 2019

It’s only one week until entries open for our Photographer of the Year 2020! We’re brimming with excitement about what gems will be unearthed this year, and to get in the mood, we’re showcasing another great gallery of adorably cute wild baby animals – from Photographer of the Year 2019.
Our Photographer of the Year 2020 will officially open for entries on Friday, 29th November 2019 – details on how to enter will be available on the day! 

Two Cape fox pups playing together

? Two young Cape foxes play together in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa © Hesté de Beer

Two African wild dog, painted wolf, pups booping snoots

? “Comparing baby teeth” – painted wolf (African wild dog) puppies at Tswalu Kalahari Reserve, South Africa © Elissa Title

Three lions cubs running and playing with each other

? Energetic lion cubs during a game of chase in Kalahari Gemsbok National Park, South Africa © Hesté de Beer

Two juvenile mongooses staring at the camera

? Two inquisitive juvenile mongooses peer out from their den in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania © Yarin Klein

? Clockwise from top left: 1) Three elephant calves are herded towards the waterhole in Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana © Janet Pitts; 2) Two young geladas (also known as bleeding heart monkeys) in the Ethiopian Highlands, Ethiopia © Kevin Dooley; 3) A trio of friendly warthog piglets outside Mopani Camp in Kruger National Park, South Africa © Alfred Mark Watts; 4) Two black-backed jackal pups play a tug-of-war in Rietvlei Nature Reserve, South Africa © Henning de Beer

Two lion cubs staring at their mom

? Lion cubs share an intimate moment with mom while at a wildebeest kill in Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, South Africa © Daniel Koen

A pile of juvenile African wild dog, painted wolf, pups sitting together

? “Curiosity” – juvenile painted wolves (African wild dogs) huddle together in Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe © Vikram Ghanekar

Two warthog piglets lying on their mother

? Warthog piglets give their mother some love in Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda © Michele Addison

A lion cub greeting it's older brother

? A lion cub with older members of the pride in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya © Patrice Quillard

Two lion cubs walking down a sandy road

? “Side by side” – two lion cubs walk together in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, South Africa © Luke Street

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