The African buffalo, despite being solely vegetarian, is responsible for the deaths of many people throughout the continent, and is rightly feared by all who come into contact with them.

The buffalo tolerates the attention of the little red-billed oxpecker on his back, as the bird is ridding him of pesky parasites eg ticks.

Photo taken in the Kruger National Park, near Satara.

  1. Nikon D70 with Sigma 70-300mm zoom
  2. F5.6 at 1/250 sec


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I try to record the beauty of our world as I see it, using my camera.

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