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Buffalo in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

Buffalo in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

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Today's travel photo is of a buffalo in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. This buffalo kept a very close eye on me as I took its photo, and it continued to do so until we drove off. If you're chasing the "Big 5" on an African safari, you will need to spot one of these guys… Read More

Humpback whale breaching the water on the Gold Coast, Australia

A Whale Breaching the Water on the Gold Coast, Australia

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Today's travel photo is of a Southern Humpback Whale breaching the water on the Gold Coast, Australia. I snapped this shot during my recent whale watching cruise with Sea World on the Gold Coast. I was happy just to have spotted some whales, but when they started putting on a show for us, I was… Read More

Tasmanian Devils taking a nap at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary on the Gold Coast, Australia

Tasmanian Devils Napping at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Australia

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Today's travel photo is of two Tasmanian Devils taking a nap at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary on the Gold Coast, Australia. Tasmanian Devils are generally nocturnal marsupials, but we were lucky to see some running around during the day. The two in this photo however did not want to join in and were having a good… Read More

Close up of a Buffalo in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

A Morning Safari in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

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I rubbed the sleep from my tired eyes and stared out of the window of my safari vehicle. The sun was just rising above the horizon, slowly illuminating the land around us. We stopped at the rim of Ngorongoro Crater as the sun rose higher. Before me lay the huge 260 square kilometre caldera of… Read More

Kookaburras on a branch in Gembrook, Australia

Kookaburras on a Branch in Gembrook, Australia

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Today's travel photo is of two Kookaburras perched on a branch in Kurth Kiln Reserve in Gembrook, Australia. These two Kookaburras came by our camp one morning and perched themselves on a nearby branch. There is something very relaxing about waking up to nothing but the sound of the birds in the trees - just… Read More

A lioness watching a herd of zebras in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

A Lioness Watching a Herd of Zebras in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

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Today's travel photo is of a lioness patiently watching a herd of zebras on the grassy plains of Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. It is amazing how well the lions blend in with the grass, and although some of the zebras seemed aware that there was something there, most continued to graze, oblivious to the fact that… Read More

Hartebeest in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Hartebeest in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

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Today's travel photo is of a hartebeest on the grassy plains of Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. Hartebeest are one of the larger species of antelope found in Serengeti, and their large size means that they are a much harder prey for predators who prefer to go for the smaller antelopes. I took this photo on… Read More

Antelope in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Gazelle in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

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Today's travel photo is of a Thompson's Gazelle in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. The Thompson's Gazelle is one of the most numerous species of antelope in the Serengeti. In fact, there are about half a million of them - so you will see them everywhere if you go on safari in the park. Obviously, they… Read More

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