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    An oryx beisa in arid thorn scrub country, which is typical of northern Kenya.The distinctive markings and long straight horns of these fine antelopes set them apart from other animals of the northern plains.They inhabit arid areas, feeding on grass and browse.Their ability to stay without water is greater than that of the camel.Unusually, female horns are longer than those of males.

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    A herd of oryx in the Samburu National Reserve of Northern Kenya.The distinctive markings and long straight horns of these fine antelopes set them apart from other animals of the northern plains.They inhabit arid areas, feeding on grass and browse.

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    A cheetah surveys the grassy plains of Masai Mara from a termite mound. The cheetah is a fast,efficient and frequent killer of gazelles and impala. .

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    A cheetah surveys the grassy plains of Masai Mara from a termite mound. The cheetah is a fast,efficient and frequent killer of gazelles and impala. .

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    A cheetah family on the grassy plains of Masai Mara. Cubs may stay with their mother for up to two years.The cheetah is a fast,efficient and frequent killer of gazelles and impala. .

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    Kenya, Samburu National Reserve. An oryx (Oryx beisa) in the Samburu National Reserve, Northern Kenya.

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    A large herd of Masai giraffes in the Masai Mara Game Reserve.

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    Masai giraffes in the Masai Mara Game Reserve.

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    A Cape buffalo sniffs the air on the Masai Mara plains. .

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    Grevys zebras inhabit dry bush country in Northern Kenya.They are the most northerly representatives of the zebra family and can be distinguished from the common or Burchells zebra by their large frame, saucer shaped ears and close set stripes.They are listed by IUCN as an endangered species.

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    A common or Burchells zebra stands close to a Grevys zebra in Northern Kenya, clearly showing the difference between the two species. The Grevys zebra is the most northerly representative of the zebra family, it is listed by IUCN as an endangered species.

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  • 862-03820682

    Two dikdiks in the Samburu National Reserve of Northern Kenya.They are territorial and live in monogamous pairs. Only males have small horns.Well adapted to semi arid lands, they are completely independent of water, obtaining all the moisture they need from their food.

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    A male gerenuk feeding in the Samburu National Reserve of Northern Kenya.Strictly browsers, gerenuk can often been seen feeding on branches six feet high by standing on their wedge shaped hooves, supported by their strong hind legs.Well adapted to semi arid lands, they can withstand waterless conditions with ease.

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  • 862-03366562

    A Greater Kudu bull runs along Lake Bogoria's muddy shoreline in late afternoon.

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    Masai giraffes in the Masai Mara Game Reserve.

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    A pride of lions rests near water in the Masai Mara Game Reserve.The nucleus of any pride is a number of closely related females.

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  • 862-03366455

    A spotted hyena family on the Masai Mara plains.Hyena cubs are born with dark fur and are temporarily blind. However,they are sufficiently big at eight months to join in at a kill even though they will continue to suckle their mothers until 18 months old. .

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  • 862-03366451

    A bat-eared fox at the entrance to its burrow.These long-limbed,large eared 'foxes' feed on termites,beetles and other invertebrates. .

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    A pride of lions moves to shelter from an approaching storm.The nucleus of any pride is a number of closely related females.

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    A lioness drinking from a muddy pool.

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  • 862-03820683

    A dikdik in the Samburu National Reserve of Northern Kenya.Didiks are territorial and live in monogamous pairs. Only males have small horns.Well adapted to semi arid lands, they are completely independent of water, obtaining all the moisture they need from their food.

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  • 862-03736905

    Kenya. A Topi stands on a termite mound in Masai Mara National Reserve.

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    Kenya. Female impalas running across the plains in Masai Mara National Reserve.

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    A rainbow in Masai Mara with white-bearded gnus,or wildebeest,grazing the dry grassy plains.

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    A magnificent Sable antelope bull with females and young in the Shimba Hills National Park. Sable are arguably the most handsome of all Africa's antelopes.

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    A pride of lions drinks from a muddy pool in the Masai Mara Game Reserve.

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  • 862-03366459

    Two Rothschild giraffes 'neck' in Lake Nakuru National Park. Necking is a contest of strength and dominance undertaken by adult males or young giraffes,which stand shoulder to shoulder and aim arching blows to each other's head. .

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    A reticulated giraffe (Giraffa reticulata) crosses a seasonal river bed in the Samburu National Reserve of Northern Kenya as a warthog stands in the shade of a thorn tree.These finely marked giraffes are only found in Northern Kenya and Somalia where they are now extremely vulnerable. .

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    A young male lion looks intently at animals grazing on the plains from his commanding position in a tree.

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    Kenya. White-bearded gnus on the move in Masai Mara National Reserve during their annual migration.

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    Kenya. White-bearded gnu follow in line along the Oloololo Escarpment in Masai Mara National Reserve during annual migration.

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    Kenya. An oribi in Masai Mara National Reserve.

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  • 862-03366573

    A porcupine in Masai Mara National Reserve.These large rodents are normally nocturnal and rely on their spines to deter predators.

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    Two crowned cranes (Balearica regulorum) in Masai Mara.This attractive and stately bird is Uganda's national emblem.

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    Two white rhinos graze in the Lake Nakuru National Park under a threatening sky. A red-billed oxpecker clings to the neck of one of the rhinos.White rhinos are almost double the weight of black rhinos and are more docile. They are grazers rather than browsers so they do not compete for food with black rhinos.

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  • 862-03366555

    A black rhino with a fine horn crosses a forest glade in the Aberdare National Park. .

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    A pack of dwarf mongooses on a termite mound,which serves as their den.The dwarf mongoose is the smallest African carnivore and lives in packs of up to twenty individuals with a dominant breeding pair in each pack. Their colouring is very varied,ranging from tan to dark brown.

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  • 862-03366500

    A herd of elephants drinks from the Uaso Nyiro River in the Samburu National Game Reserve. By taking regular mud or dust baths to keep away flies and other biting insects,elephants take on the soil colour of their own habitats.

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    A leopard walks purposefully in the golden light of early morning. .

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    A leopard in Samburu National Game Reserve. .

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  • 862-03366446

    Two black rhinos on the open plains at Amboseli. Poaching of this severely endangered species led to its extermination in this region in the late 1980's.Rhinos have very poor eyesight and are prone to charge at the slightest noise or disturbance. .

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    A black rhino and calf in the Salient of the Aberdare National Park.A mother normally will drive away her offspring before a new birth. The interval between births is between two and five years. .

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    A black rhino and calf in the Salient of the Aberdare National Park. Their skin colour is the result of the mud-wallows they frequent in the bright red soil of the area.Rhino offspring suckle for up to a year and only begin to take water after 4 to 5 months.

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    A black rhino in the Salient of the Aberdare National Park. Its skin colour is the result of the mud-wallows it frequents in the bright red soil of the area.A red-billed oxpecker (Buphagus erythorhynchus) or 'tick bird' perches on the animal's back. As its name implies,it feeds on ticks and blood-sucking flies while keeping wounds on the host animal open.

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  • 862-03366442

    A bull elephant in the Samburu National Game Reserve. Elephants are the colour of the soil where they live by taking regular dust baths to keep away flies and other biting insects.

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    A herd of elephants moves across the Amboseli plains.Elephants are gregarious,living in family groups consisting of related cows and their offspring. They are led by an old female,known as a matriarch. Sometimes,family groups met up to form large herds.

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  • 862-03366437

    Lion cubs on a buffalo kill.Cubs are born blind and will open their eyes after two weeks. They begin to eat meat at six weeks old.

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    A lioness and her cubs. For the first six to eight weeks of their lives,cub will be concealed in a thicket or rocky outcrop when their mother goes hunting. When she returns,she will call them out of hiding with a soft,throaty 'eoaw-ugh'.

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    A lioness and her cubs. For the first six to eight weeks of their lives,cub will be concealed in a thicket or rocky outcrop when their mother goes hunting. When she returns,she will call them out of hiding with a soft,throaty 'eoaw-ugh'.

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  • 862-03820191

    A male Red Lechwe runs through shallow water on the edge of the Okavango Swamp in the Moremi Wildlife Reserve.These water loving antelopes have splayed hooves, which are ideal for bounding through water and mud.They have shaggy chesnut red coats and fine lyre shaped horns.

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    A magnificent Greater Kudu characterised by the side stripes on its grey-brown coat and double spiralled corkscrew horns, blends into its surroundings in a woodland area of the Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

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    Kenya. A side-striped jackal in Masai Mara National Reserve.

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    Kenya. A black rhino passes curious wildebeest on the plains in Masai Mara National Reserve.

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    An elephant matriarch keeps a careful watch over her baby in the Samburu National Game Reserve. The gestation period of elephants is twenty-two months with an interval between calves of four to nine years.

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  • 862-03366553

    A bull elephant in Amboseli National Park. Elephants consume the equivalent of about 5% of their body weight (i.e. up to 300kg) in twenty-four hours.

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    A male warthog in Masai Mara Game Reserve.

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    A leopard rests in the fork of an Acacia tortilis tree in Samburu National Game Reserve.

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    A fine maned lion.Adult male lions weigh up to 500lb. They begin to grow manes at the age of eighteen months,which will not fully develop until the age of five or six.

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    A fine maned lion.Adult male lions weigh up to 500lb. They begin to grow manes at the age of eighteen months,which will not fully develop until the age of five or six.

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    An elephant takes a mud bath in the Amboseli National Park. By taking regular mud or dust baths to keep away flies and other biting insects,elephants take on the soil colour of their own habitats.

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    A bull elephant caked in mud emerges from a swamp at Amboseli National Park. Elephants consume the equivalent of about 5% of their body weight (i.e. up to 300kg) in twenty-four hours.

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    A mixed herd of zebra and topi graze on the grassy shore of Lake Turkana at Koobi Fora

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    A serval cat enjoys late afternoon sun in the Aberdare National Park. .

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    A leopard rests on the dead branch of an Acacia tortilis tree in Samburu National Game Reserve. .

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    A bull elephant feeds in the Amboseli swamp. Little egrets are often seen close to elephants,feeding on the insects they disturb.Elephants consume about 5% of their body weight (i.e. up to 300kg) in twenty-four hours.

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    A fine male lion.Adult male lions weigh up to 500lb. They begin to grow manes at the age of eighteen months,which will not fully develop until the age of five or six.

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    Grant's gazelles on the mud flats of Lake Ndutu,a seasonal lake that borders the Serengeti National Park.This species is found throughout the Eastern Branch of the Great Rift Valley system.

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    Spotted hyaena (Crocuta crocuta)

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    Kenya, Samburu District. A young male dik dik, foraging in the undergrowth, in Samburu District.

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    Kenya,Masai Mara,Narok District. A large herd of wildebeest during their annual migration from the Serengeti National Park in Northern Tanzania to the Masai Mara National Reserve.

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    A white headed vulture flies in to join other vultures in demolishing the remains of a kill on plains teeming with wildlife near the boundary of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area near Ndutu and the Serengeti National Park.

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    An Hirola or Hunters hartebeest keeps watch from a termite mound in the scrubland of Kenyas Tsavo East National Park. This antelope is classified by IUCN as Threatened but it more likely to be in danger of imminent extinction due to the long drawn out troubles in war torn Somalia, which was its principal habitat.

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    Kenya. A Masai giraffe crosses the vast grass plains in Masai Mara National Reserve.

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    Kenya. A warthog running across the grass plains of Masai Mara National Reserve.

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    Kenya. Warthogs running across the grass plains of Masai Mara National Reserve.

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    Kenya. A black rhino runs across the Masai Mara National Reserve. Contrary to popular belief, rhinos can run very quickly.

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    Korrigum (Damaliscus lunatus korrigum), Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya, Africa

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    Korrigum (Damaliscus lunatus korrigum), Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya, Africa

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    Kenya,Masai Mara,Masai Mara Game Reserve. A topi (Damaliscus korrigum) stands on a termite mound to keep watch over its territory.

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    Vultures roost in an acacia tree shortly before dusk.

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    A fine Greater Kudu bull stands on a termite mound overlooked by an escarpment of the Gregory Rift (a spectacular section of the eastern rift of the Great Rift Valley).

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    A herd of Masai giraffes at sunset in the Masai Mara National Reserve.

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    A bull elephant digs mineral-rich soil with its tusks at a saltlick in the Aberdare Forest.

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    An unstriped ground squirrel.Unlike other members of the squirrel family,ground squirrels rarely climb trees. They frequently stand upright to get a better view of their surroundings. .

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    A Bongo bull in a forest clearing. The range in Kenya of this thickset,reddish-brown antelope is restricted to high altitude forests; as such,they are rarely seen. Both males and females have lyre-shaped horns with pale tips but only bulls darken with age until they are almost black. .

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    In the late afternoon,Oryx beisa graze the stony plains near Buffalo Springs against a spectacular backdrop of mountains. The rugged outline of Warges Mountain (8,820 feet) rises in the far distance; nearer and to its left is a flat-topped mountain with a sheer rock face called Lololokwi or Ol doinyo Sabachi.

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    Large herds of white-bearded wildebeest,the vanguard of the annual migration,on the plains of the western Serengeti

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    A black rhino mother and offspring are dwarfed by their surroundings in the world famous Ngorongoro Crater. The craters 102 square mile floor is spectacular for wildlife.

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    A black rhino mother and offspring are dwarfed by their surroundings in the world famous Ngorongoro Crater. The craters 102 square mile floor is spectacular for wildlife.

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    An unstriped ground squirrel.Unlike other members of the squirrel family, ground squirrels rarely climb trees.They frequently stand upright to get a better view of their surroundings but in times of danger they bolt for their burrows.

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