IN HIDING, THE BUSHBUCK BABY = Tragelaphus scriptus by Magaret Meintjes

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Nikon D50
Lens: Sigma 70-300mm
Focal Length: 270mm
Exposure Mode:
Metering Mode: Multi-Pattern
1/320 sec – F/5.6

Shoulder height; 69-94cm Mass; 32-64kg Gestation; About 200 days.
An attractive shy antelope inhabiting forest, reverine and dense bush. Widely distributed, it is primarily nocturnal and can be seen in the early morning and late evening.
The senses are well developed; it is swift and jumps well.
When wounded it becomes extremely aggressive. The voice is a loud, sharp bark.

Bushbuck is preyed on by leopard, wild dogs in the Okavango Delta, pythons lurking in the riverine vegetation.
The Chobe bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus ornatus) is a subspecies found in the Chobe National Park, Botswana.
It is more distinctly marked and has a long bushy tail.
Bushbuck is often found in the company of baboons


bushbuck, wildlife

I was born and still live in Africa.
Live a life close to nature, where I get the inspiration to do what I love most…., “Photography”.
Where I live and what I do is my destiny. I am grateful for the privilege

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  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Thank you Ray!

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • Donna Ridgway
    Donna Ridgwayalmost 4 years ago

    So cute, hoping you don’t really see him!

  • Thank you so much Donna xx

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • eaglewatcher4
    eaglewatcher4almost 4 years ago

    Wonderful shot — great eyes to see this little one!

  • thank you so much!

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • JaniceMachado
    JaniceMachadoalmost 4 years ago

  • thank you Janice!

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • Karen  Moore
    Karen Moorealmost 4 years ago

    This is so cute I love the how she is camo, sweet photo !!! Nice Catch !!!

  • thank you so much Karen xx

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...almost 4 years ago

    aww just so cute, dawnx

  • Thank you my dear friend xxxx

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • trish725
    trish725almost 4 years ago


  • thank you so much trish, appreciate your kind visit xx

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • trish725
    trish725almost 4 years ago

  • i am humbly honord, tahank you so much! x

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • Johan  Nijenhuis
    Johan Nijenhuisalmost 4 years ago

  • Thank you Johan !

    – Magaret Meintjes

  • imagetj
    imagetjalmost 4 years ago

    wow so adorable

  • thank you so much for your visit and kind comment!

    – Magaret Meintjes

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