On the Run Hot
An adult male African Black Oystercatcher runs to feed its chicks with a reef worm dangling from its bill. De Hoop Marine Protected Area, Western Cape, South Africa
An Eland bull curls back his lip in a "flehman lip curl" that tests the estrous state of an eland cow and determines if she is ready for mating
A Cape Mountain Zebra stands protectivley close to her recently born foal that is still learning to stand and walk within the De Hoop Nature Reserve, South Africa
A young Yellow Mongoose pauses from searching for insects to inquisitivley watch a passing family of Cape Spurfowl in the De Hoop Nature Reserve, South Africa.
A newly emerged Citrus Swallowtail butterfly climbs from its cocoon onto a sunny grass stem from where it can stretch and straighten its wings before flying off.
Gabar Goshawk Hot
A Gabar Goshawk perches on a dead log and plucks the feathers from its recently caught prey, a small bird that had been drinking from a waterhole in the Madikwe Game Reserve
Two Thompsons Gazelle rams stand into the light afternoon rain on the grassy shoreline of Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya.
A young, curious, Black-backed Jackal cautiously approaches. Inquisitive and very playful, the jackal pups often spend the day playing outside their den site while the adults are off hunting.
A Greater Flamingo at rest with its bill tucked under its wing.