Father's Day - 2001, Botswana, Africa

All images are 2001 by Anthony Galván III. Any use without written permission is strictly prohibited.


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African Fish Eagle - Halieetus vocifer It's early in the morning and this one is scouting the river for breakfast.

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Martial Eagle - Polemaetus bellicosus A large eagle, this female is plucking the feathers of a Helmeted Guineafowl as its mate looks on.

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Martial Eagle - Polemaetus bellicosus After plucking her bird she begins to feed. The male decide to leave and come back later.

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Martial Eagle - Polemaetus bellicosus Another eagle calls in the background, alerting our succesful hunter to check her neighborhood.

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African Elephant - Loxodonta africana Morning meals consist of leaves and bark.

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Egyptian Geese - Aloppchen aegyptiacus As the sun rises the geese leave their roosts and begin looking for breakfast.

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Giraffe - Giraffa camelopardalis Masai race, not as striking as its cousin, the Reticulated Giraffe, but a memorable creature when seen in the early morning.

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Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius The river horse, it looks slow but it can move like a truck and hit like a tank. Morning finds this pod just waking up.

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Red-billed Hornbill - Tockus erythrorhynchus Similar to the yellow bill, this one was not going to leave regardless how close we got.

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Sunset over the Chobe. The hippos are making their way to their favorite sand bars and safe from the night predators which will be out shortly.


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