Sweet waters by Dan MacKenzie

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Canon 60D, Canon 100-400L, 235mm, 1/2000, f5, ISO 400

Views: 501 July 2, 2013

Featured in: Top shelf wildlife, Indigenous to East and Southern Africa, Nothing man made, Wild Africa, Afrikaans, Animals of Africa, Mozambique group, Beginners corner

As evening falls, a zebra (Equus quagga) drinks deeply to quench it’s thirst. Knowing that this waterhole houses no crocodiles, the zebra seem to sense the freedom that offers and so often will move deep into the water to cool themselves of the days heat as they satisfy their thirst.

Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Although Canadian by birth, I grew up in Africa and from an early age travel became a regular part of my life. As a result I developed an early passion for my two great loves, Africa and aviation. Being fortunate to return to Africa every year with our own safari company “Explorations Africa”, all of my photos of wildlife are taken in their natural and unstaged settings. Please visit us at www.explorationsafrica.com

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  • Helen Akerstrom Photography
    Helen Akerstro...over 2 years ago

    Beaut composition Dan. Love It!

  • Wow, that was fast! Thanks so much Helen!

    – Dan MacKenzie

  • Rita  H. Ireland
    Rita H. Irelandover 2 years ago

    Awesome and Bravo!


  • Thank you very much Rita!

    – Dan MacKenzie

  • jozi1
    jozi1over 2 years ago

    Awesome,Dan :)

  • Thanks so much Tony!

    – Dan MacKenzie

  • Rickster1
    Rickster1over 2 years ago

    Superb Work Dan ~ Excellent Glowing example of natural surroundings

  • Thanks very much Rick!

    – Dan MacKenzie

  • M.S. Photography/Art
    M.S. Photograp...over 2 years ago

    Beautiful image,so well taken Dan!

  • Thanks so much Margaret, much appreciated!

    – Dan MacKenzie

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandover 2 years ago

    Love the reflection Sir.

    Click the banner to take you to the group. Your work is welcome here and please enjoy it.

  • Thanks very much Derek!

    – Dan MacKenzie

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallover 2 years ago

    What a beautiful picture!

  • Thanks very much Elizabeth! This spot is just magical!

    – Dan MacKenzie

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 2 years ago

    7 July 2012 – 1 image per 24hrs

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 2 years ago

    7 July 2012 – 2 images per day

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 2 years ago

    This marvelous work has just been selected and featured in the Top Shelf Wildlife group!
    Please view and participate in comments on our featured page here
    This image now qualifies for our monthly avatar and voucher challenge here

  • Thanks very much Konstantinos!

    – Dan MacKenzie

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