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Indigenous to East and Southern Africa (Flora, Fauna & Wilderness only)

Wilderness and Wildlife Indigenous to Fifteen Southern & East African countries and Six nearby Island Groups in the Indian Ocean.

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  1. Group Avatar Challenge - Open House!!

    Group Avatar Challenge - Open House!!

    The group only has two challenges a year, the carrot for both being that the winning image will…

    Closed about 2 years ago

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  2. Group Avatar Challenge - Open House!!

    Group Avatar Challenge - Open House!!

    At present, the group only has two challenges a year, the carrot for both being that the winnin…

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  3. Group Avatar Challenge - Open House!

    Group Avatar Challenge - Open House!

    At present, the group only has two challenges a year, the carrot for both being that the winnin…

    Closed about 3 years ago

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  4. New Avatar Challenge!

    New Avatar Challenge!

    At present, the group only has two challenges a year, the carrot for both being that the winnin…

    Closed over 3 years ago

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  5. Group Avatar Challenge - Open House!!

    Group Avatar Challenge - Open House!!

    At present, the group only has two challenges a year, the carrot for both being that the winnin…

    Closed about 4 years ago

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  6. Group Avatar Challenge - Endangered Species

    Group Avatar Challenge - Endangered Species

    Far too many animals fall into the category of endangered species and many of these species are…

    Closed over 4 years ago

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  7. The Mane Man!

    The Mane Man!

    Back to one of the big fellas for this challenge. Let's see your best shot of a male lion displ…

    Closed about 5 years ago

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  8. Your Best Behavioural Shot – Any shot of an animal displaying a typical behaviour

    Your Best Behavioural Shot – Any shot of an animal displaying a typical behaviou…

    Behavior or behaviour refers to the actions or reactions of an object or organism, usually in r…

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  9. Beautiful Flowers!

    Beautiful Flowers!

    It's summertime in the southern hemisphere and the countryside, gardens and parks are full of c…

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  10. Weavers

    Weavers

    Many species of weaver are found in the regions covered by this group, some forming large swarm…

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  11. Reptiles of East & Southern Africa and Islands

    Reptiles of East & Southern Africa and Islands

    There are many different species of reptiles indigenous to East & Southern Africa to be found a…

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  12. Indigenous Birds in Flight - excluding raptors!

    Indigenous Birds in Flight - excluding raptors!

    Birds in flight are always a difficult challenge - wielding a long lens, keeping the focus, mot…

    Closed about 5 years ago

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  13. Your Personal Best!!

    Your Personal Best!!

    A wide-open challenge for the December Avatar! - Your own favourite shot from your collection o…

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  14. Scavenger on the wing

    Scavenger on the wing

    Please enter a photograph of any scavenging bird or birds you would find on a carcass e.g Yello…

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  15. Beautiful Natural Scenery - Avatar Challenge

    Beautiful Natural Scenery - Avatar Challenge

    From exquisite coastlines and stretches of beach to ancient forests, rivers, wetlands, dunes, l…

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  16. Colourful Birds!

    Colourful Birds!

    East & Southern Africa is packed with colourful birds of all sizes, from tiny garden birds such…

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  17. Coastal Wonders

    Coastal Wonders

    We in Southern and Eastern Africa have some of the most beautiful creatures that make our *coas…

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  18. The Young Ones - New Avatar Challenge

    The Young Ones - New Avatar Challenge

    Young animals are always endearing - their guileless antics, playful behaviour and inquisitiven…

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  19. Leopard

    Leopard

    The *leopard* is the smallest of the four cats that comprise the genus Panthera, the other thre…

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  20. Impala

    Impala

    The graceful *impala* is a slender, medium-sized antelope so adaptable that it is found from so…

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  21. Split-second in a Bug's life

    Split-second in a Bug's life

    +*INSECTS, ARACHNIDS and even CENTIPEDES.*+ Enter a capture of a single moment in the life of…

    Closed over 5 years ago

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  22. Fruit- and Seed-Eating Birds

    Fruit- and Seed-Eating Birds

    Birds have a huge range of diets and some interesting structural variations to cope with this. …

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  23. Eye Contact

    Eye Contact

    Enter any shot of an animal/bird/insect indigenous to East and Southern Africa where there is *…

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  24. African Rhinos!

    African Rhinos!

    Rhinoceros is a name used to group five extant species of odd-toed ungulates in the family Rhin…

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  25. African Elephants

    African Elephants

    Enter any photograph of one or more African Elephants. African Elephants are incredibly socia…

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  26. Birds of Prey

    Birds of Prey

    Eagles, buzzards, vultures; there is a huge number of birds of prey cruising the areas covered …

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  27. Animals in their Environment

    Animals in their Environment

    Images showing the animals as a part of their natural enviroment. Landscapes with animals, an…

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  28. Spectacular Scenery!!

    Spectacular Scenery!!

    The area covered by this group has some of the most spectacular scenery in the world, from sava…

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  29. Primates

    Primates

    Enter a photograph of any of the primate group. Primates are a category of mammals that include…

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  30. A Pride of Lions!! (Two or more!!!)

    A Pride of Lions!! (Two or more!!!)

    We see lots of wonderful images of single lions, both male and female. For something a little d…

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  31. Horned Animals

    Horned Animals

    Enter a photograph of any indigenous horned animal that roam the plains of East & Southern Afr…

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  32. Silhouettes

    Silhouettes

    Submit your best silhouettes, whether it be plant, bird, animal or insect.

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  33. Lakes & Streams

    Lakes & Streams

    Any photo that contains an East or Southern African lake or stream (natural body of fresh wate…

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  34. Close-Up Animal Portrait

    Close-Up Animal Portrait

    Enter any close-up shot of the face of an animal indigenous to East and Southern Africa.

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  35. One Single Flower

    One Single Flower

    Enter a photograph of one single flower indigenous or endemic to East and Southern Africa.

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  36. Parenthood

    Parenthood

    Pictures of *mammals only with their offsprings* (can be one or more offsprings)

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  37. Cheetah!

    Cheetah!

    Cheetahs are magnificent animals, very different from the other cats in many ways: they purr ra…

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  38. East & Southern African Sunrise/Sunset photography

    East & Southern African Sunrise/Sunset photography

    Enter any photograph of a sunrise or sunset taken in East or Southern Africa. *No* silhouette…

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  39. the HUNTED

    the HUNTED

    Photographs of antelope or other animals Indigenous to East and Southern Africa hunted by preda…

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  40. the HUNTER

    the HUNTER

    Photographs of hunters (predators) indigenous to East and Southern Africa. Predators are most …

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  41. Beautiful Southern Africa

    Beautiful Southern Africa

    *Enter any work to demonstrate why you think Southern Africa is a photographer's paradise.* I…

    Closed almost 6 years ago

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  42. Beautiful East Africa

    Beautiful East Africa

    *Enter any work to demonstrate why you think East Africa is a photographer's paradise.* It ma…

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  43. Big 5

    Big 5

    Enter photographs of any of the Big 5. Buffalo Elephant Leopard Lion Rhinoceros

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  44. Wild animals indigenous to Southern Africa

    Wild animals indigenous to Southern Africa

    Enter photographs of any of the wild animals indigenous to Southern Africa *except for the Big …

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  45. Birds indigenous to Southern Africa

    Birds indigenous to Southern Africa

    Enter photographs of any wild bird specie indigenous to Southern Africa. Small birds, game bir…

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  46. Southern African Landscapes

    Southern African Landscapes

    Southern African landscape shots including sunsets and seascapes. Please follow the group rule…

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  47. Plant life and flowers indigenous to Southern Africa

    Plant life and flowers indigenous to Southern Africa

    Enter photographs of flora indigenous to Southern Africa. It can be plant life and flowers of …

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  48. Insects indigenous to Southern Africa

    Insects indigenous to Southern Africa

    Enter photographs (macro shots) of *insects and arachnids including centipedes* indigenous to S…

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