An immature Hartlaubs Gull wades into a shallow pan to drink and bathe. Dassen Island. South Africa
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A Puffadder (Bitis arietans) keeps a beady eye on a potential threat infront of it, adopting a defensive posture.
A Cape Fur Seal basks in the early morning sun in the seal colony in the Namaqua National Park.
The African Pygmy Kingfisher is a summer migrant to the north and east of South Africa, where despite its vivid coloration it is often overlooked
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The Hippopotamus is one of Africa's most dangerous animals. Even a young female is a formidable opponent.
Great White Pelicans preen while sitting at their nest site, incubating their single egg or newly born chicks.
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The African Buffalo epitomizes the African bushveld. Erasible, highly protective and ever vigilant, Buffalo command respect.
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A Cape Wagtail feeds between washed up kelp on Kommetjie beach.