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This photo was taken from a safari vehicle in Kruger National Park, South Africa. The Black Rhino (Diceros bicornis) came amazingly close but soon after this photo started to show agression as she had a young one close by.

800 viewings at 1 May 2014

Featured in “Amazing Wildlife”, “Afrikaans”, “Lumix Lovers” & “Antlers, Racks & Other Horned Animals” Groups.

“Top 10” in challenge in “Indigenous to East & Southern Africa”, “Wildlife of Southern Africa” & “African Art & Photography” Groups.

Camera : Lumix DFC-FZ7


africa, animals, graeme hyde, kruger, nature, portrait, rhino, wildlife


  • Olitto
    Olittoover 5 years ago

    Great close-up capture of this beautiful animal Graem & Margaret. They are so primitive looking, arent they? Great work here.

  • Fascinating creatures – thank you.

    – Graeme Hyde

  • Gudrun Eckleben
    Gudrun Ecklebenalmost 5 years ago

    Goodness, look at the lovely torn ears! This mama must have been around for a while, always defending her young… :-)

  • You’re probably right. She obviously felt we were intruding into her world and put on an angry display and mock charge.

    – Graeme Hyde

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesabout 4 years ago

    Stunning capture Graeme !

  • Thanks, Magaret

    – Graeme Hyde

  • SPDF
    SPDFalmost 4 years ago

    Wow, love this up close n personal shot Graeme. You were so lucky to have witnessed this.

  • Thanks Sean

    – Graeme Hyde

  • David Clarke
    David Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallover 3 years ago

    A lovely shot!

  • Thank you Elizabeth

    – Graeme Hyde

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...almost 3 years ago

    Congratulations, you are in the Top Ten of the All about Rhinos challenge in the African Art & Photography group!

  • DeeZ (D L Honeycutt)
    DeeZ (D L Hone...almost 3 years ago

    October 30, 2011

  • Thank you very much Darlene. Very much appreciated.

    – Graeme Hyde

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonalmost 2 years ago

    November 14,2012

  • Macky
    Macky12 months ago

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