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The kopjes of Eastern Africa tend to be a refuge for life in the Serengeti of Tanzania and Kenya. Where the soil is too thin or hard to support tree life in large areas, soil trapped by kopjes can be dense with trees while the surrounding land contains only short grass. Hollows in the rock surfaces provide catchments for rainwater. Many animals have adapted to the use of kopjes, to include the lion, hyrax, and an abundance of bird and reptile life.
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, Africa

Nikon D70, Nikkor 35-70 mm, 1/640 sec at f/ 8.0, ISO 320
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Comments

  • TomBaumker
    TomBaumkeralmost 5 years ago

    Well done. I love the composition Looks like 3 demention…Tom

  • Thanks a lot Tom, cheers!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Bradley Nichol
    Bradley Nicholalmost 5 years ago

  • Many thanks Nicholphoto, much appreciated!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Mike Rowley
    Mike Rowleyalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful shot. Ever since I was little and read ‘Serengeti Shall Not Die’ by Bernard Grismic I’ve pined to go there. This is just as I imagined it would be.

  • Thank you Mike!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Topher Webb
    Topher Webbalmost 5 years ago

    I agree with Tom, it looks 3D! AWESOME !!

  • Thanks a lot Topher!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • 29Breizh33
    29Breizh33almost 5 years ago

    Excellent capture, beautiful image.

  • Thank you very much!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • SandraRos
    SandraRosalmost 5 years ago

  • Thank you Sandra and the people who vote the “Landscapes” challenge!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Polly x
    Polly xover 4 years ago

  • My pleasure Polly!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Brendan Schoon
    Brendan Schoonover 4 years ago

    Great capture, wonderful colors and a very nice composition! Very well done.
    Brendan

  • Thank you very much Brendan!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 4 years ago

  • Thanks Ray!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 4 years ago

    Stunning capture, well done!

  • Marvelous place…, thank you very much Magaret!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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