Fresh from a dust bath the red soil gave this bull elephant a metallic rusty look. Elephants are all the same colour but take on the hues of the soils in their surroundings.
African Dust and Sun
As the sun set in Madikwe, the dust kicked up from a herd at the waterhole, exploded with colour providing this powerful silhouette.
Bull elephant in Hwange
In Hwange this massive 30 year old was shaking the trees to get to the acacia pods for a fun treat. Acacia pods are an elephants equivalent to our chocolate.
Old Bull Elephant
The thick tusks, worn nails and broken right tusk prove this is a magnificent mature bull in Madikwe.
Huge elephant in Etosha
Etosha has some of the tallest elephants in Africa.
The might of this elephant's size is shown here. A full grown adult human would be level with his tusks.
Huge Tusker Bull
One of the few big tuskers left in Uganda, following a significant decimation during the Idi Amin years. Fortunately their numbers are recovering well in the past few years.
Evening Sun Rhino
White Rhino, Captured before the setting sun has a very autumnal colouring.
Black Rhino Bull
A wonderful large male Black Rhino
White Rhino Portrait
This rhino looks like it has been in a battle.
Perfect black Rhino
One of the Greatest Black Rhino I have ever photographed - over 60 years old.
Male White Rhino
This male white rhino decided to come out and play.
Rhino in the Grass
Male and Female black rhino covered with Oxpeckers. Great sighting to see a mating pair
Mud covered White Rhino
Like elephants, Rhino will wallow in mud, preventing ticks and insects from bothering them. It also protects them from the sun.
Mother protects her calf
Black Rhino mother protects her young. This view you can see the pointed mouth and the raised heads. Two distinguishing features of a Black or Hooked Lipped Rhino.
Clearly been wallowing in the mud, in Uganda's Murchison Falls National Park.
A big Bull taken in Kenya. Always a little nervous of lone buffalo as they are definitely temperamental mammals.
A lone bull buffalo at Lake Masak, Tanzania stares down the lens as I took this shot.
Big Buffalo and oxpecker
A large buffalo in a breeding herd, resting in the Timbavati bush, is cleansed by a red-billed oxpecker.
Big Boy Grazing
One of Africa's Grumpiest mammals, grazes on the green islands on the Chobe River, Botswana.
This Poor Hippo in the dry dusty Savuti area must have walked all day in the sun. A red-billed oxpecker hitched a ride, but this guy needed water, as it arrived as the sun set to a small water hole.
Eye Level Hippo
On the edge of Lake Edward, Uganda