Life Captured: Animal Support

Basil Rene has introduced a new photo challenge called Life Captured Photo Prompt, which debuted last Saturday. Each week there will be a new prompt and the challenge runs from Saturday to Friday of the next week.  This week’s challenge is Giving Support. Like humans, many animals are social animals. The first one that comes […]

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CFFC: Touching

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is on a series exploring the senses. This week it is the sense of touch. Touching each other is something many people miss during this pandemic, where we are told to stay 6 feet away from others and not to touch our face! In fact, handshaking as a form of greeting […]

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CB&WPC: Animal Heads

For Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week, with the topic of Heads or Facial Features, I am featuring animals of Ngorongoro Crater. Photos in black & white (or nearly so) allow one to see details that normally wouldn’t stand out, such as the individual hairs on this vervet monkey’s head: The horns on […]

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Where the Tall Grass Grows

Feb. 4, 2018 In Tarangire National Park, the tall grass offers cover for animals to hide. Today, in fact, we saw our FIRST LION! Here’s what we could see of what seems to be a young male: A young impala also has cover, but prefers to raise her head and look around: On our first […]

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WPC: Lion Desire (Rated R!)

Feb. 6, 2018 This day could be called the “day of the lion” because we saw several of them, males together, females together and females with cubs.  When a female goes into heat, she will spend about four days exclusively with a male. Our guide told us they mate up to 16 times a day […]

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CFFC: Safari Haiku

Note: I wrote most of these haiku myself and took all the photographs. The haiku “Photography” was written by Dale Berman (my husband); “On Safari” (with slight modification) and “Origins” were written by other members of our Tanzanian Safari group.  Posted for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Wildlife. Wildebeest Is it possible that the gnu knew? […]

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