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Nature & Wildlife Photos of the Week

Saturday, September 7th, 2013
Leopard versus wild dog, in the Okavango Delta, photographed by Grant Atkinson, an incredible South African - Cape Town based guide and photographer who travels to wild places whilst leading photographic safaris. Go to his website to view more riveting images from this clash and forthcoming tour dates..

A leopard flees to the refuge of a dead tree after trying to steal the carcass of an impala kill made by a pack of African wild dogs, in Chitabe, Okavango Delta, Botswana photographed by Grant Atkinson, an eminent South African – Cape Town based guide and photographer who travels to wild places whilst leading photographic safaris. Go to his website to view more riveting images from this clash and forthcoming tour dates..and workshops: http://www.grantatkinson.com/
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The female leopard snarling her defiance at the wild dogs below, who are not in frame. Photographed in Chitabe, Botswana whilst leading an Eyes on Africa PhotoSafari by Grant Atkinson Photography and Safaris

The female leopard snarling her defiance at the wild dogs below, which are not in frame. Photographed in Chitabe, Okavango Delta, Botswana whilst leading an Eyes on Africa PhotoSafari
by Grant Atkinson Photography and Safaris

Here the young leopard is escaping to the safety of a tree, with the remnants of an impala killed and consumed by the wild dogs.

The young leopard is patient, and when she sees her chance she dashes down the tree to snatch the carcass. But she has not yet won the prize….to see the fascinating full story of this confrontation between two of Botswana’s most fierce and beautiful predators check out this post on Grant Atkinson’s blog

Intimate Life of Lions  National Geographic photographer, Michael ‘Nick’ Nichols delivers his latest series of photos taken in Tanzania Serengeti National Park. For two years and with a mobile camera, he observes the lives of lions day by day. A striking result and magnificent pictures. More images- http://bit.ly/17cdzlD

Intimate Life of Lions National Geographic photographer, Michael ‘Nick’ Nichols delivers his latest series of photos taken in Tanzania Serengeti National Park. For two years and with a mobile camera, he observes the lives of lions day by day. A striking result and magnificent pictures. More images- http://bit.ly/17cdzlD

A rare white lion is attacked by a rival female in Kruger National Park in South Africa by Ken Whyte / Barcroft Media

A rare white lion is attacked by a rival female in Kruger National Park in South Africa
by Ken Whyte / Barcroft Media

leopard relaxing high up a tree branch and on the look out for easy prey by arno meintjes wildlife photography

Leopard relaxing high up a tree branch and on the look out for easy prey.
by Arno Meintjes Wildlife Photography

Brown Bear cubs playfighting in Tripsdrill Park, Germany Picture: REX

Brown Bear cubs playfighting in Tripsdrill Park, Germany
Picture: REX

Eye to Eye with a Tiger  by Pat Kofahl

Eye to Eye with a Tiger
by Pat Kofahl

Majestic Lion by Beverly Joubert

Majestic Lion
by Beverly Joubert

Lion Pride File by Beverly Joubert

Lion Pride File
by Beverly Joubert

Beer Guzzling Duck is Quackers Star the duck and his owner Barry Hayman with a pint of ale at The Old Courthouse Inn in Chulmleigh, North Devon. Star has developed a taste for Ale and he is often seen drinking at the pub. Picture: SWNS

Beer Guzzling Duck is Quackers
Star the duck and his owner Barry Hayman with a pint of ale at The Old Courthouse Inn in Chulmleigh, North Devon. Star has developed a taste for Ale and he is often seen drinking at the pub.
Picture: SWNS

A juvenile African jacana, or sometimes known as the Jesus bird, leaps from lily pad to lily pad looking for food at Chobe nature reserve, Botswana Picture: Ian Gordon Brown/HotSpot Media

A juvenile African jacana, or sometimes known as the Jesus bird, leaps from lily pad to lily pad looking for food at Chobe nature reserve, Botswana
Picture: Ian Gordon Brown/HotSpot Media

Photographer Thomas Retterath took this photo of a fight between two zebra stallions in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania. The two 700lb males got a little too close to each other so one decided to make it known by kicking the other in the face. Picture: THOMAS RETTERATH/CATERS NEWS

Photographer Thomas Retterath took this photo of a fight between two zebra stallions in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania. The two 700lb males got a little too close to each other so one decided to make it known by kicking the other in the face.
Picture: THOMAS RETTERATH/CATERS NEWS

Taiwan Zoo's recently born panda cub poses for the camera. Born on July 7 following a series of artificial insemination sessions after her parents, Yuan Yuan and her partner Tuan Tuan, failed to conceive naturally. Picture: Taipei City Zoo/AFP/Getty Images

Taiwan Zoo’s recently born panda cub poses for the camera. Born on July 7 following a series of artificial insemination sessions after her parents, Yuan Yuan and her partner Tuan Tuan, failed to conceive naturally.
Picture: Taipei City Zoo/AFP/Getty Images

Narasha's cubs playing in a dry tree, Masai Mara, Kenya  by Maggy Meyer Photography To purchase her pics vist Shutterstock Facebook: African Wildlife Photography Maggy Meyer

Narasha’s cubs playing in a dry tree, Masai Mara, Kenya
by Maggy Meyer Photography
To purchase her pics vist Shutterstock
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A lioness playing with her cub. by Calvin Kotze Wildlife Photography

A lioness playing with her cub.
by Calvin Kotze Wildlife Photography

African Jacana Chicks AKA Jesus Birds Walking on Lily Pads, Chobe River, Botswana by GUTS / Pangolin Photo Safaris

African Jacana Chicks AKA Jesus Birds Walking on Lily Pads, Chobe River, Botswana
by GUTS / Pangolin Photo Safaris

Serval on the Hunt, Savute, Chobe National Park, Botswana by Hendri Venter www.DigitalWild.co.za Facebook:Digitalwild Nature & Wildlife Photography by Hendri Venter

Serval on the Hunt, Savute, Chobe National Park, Botswana
by Hendri Venter www.DigitalWild.co.za
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"Arboreal Investigation" A  male leopard performing a 'Flehmen grimace' after he followed the scent of a young female leopard up into a Marula tree, Mala Mala Game Reserve, South Africa by Wim Vorster Photography

“Arboreal Investigation”
A male leopard performing a ‘Flehmen grimace’ after he followed the scent of a young female leopard up into a Marula tree, Mala Mala Game Reserve, South Africa
by Wim Vorster Photography

 

Stunning Leopard by Brendon Cremer

Stunning Leopard Portrait
by Brendon Cremer
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Lion Epic Yawn by Beverly Joubert

Lion Epic Yawn
by Beverly Joubert

"Thoughtful" by Michaela Pucher

“Thoughtful”
by Michaela Pucher

 

Grey Crowned Cranes, Uganda. 11% of the entire world bird's population is found in Uganda Courtesy of Premier Safaris

Grey Crowned Cranes, Uganda.
11% of the entire world bird’s population is found in Uganda
Courtesy of Premier Safaris

Cheetahs Narasha and Cub, Masai Mara, Kenya 2013 by Olivier Delaere

Cheetahs Narasha and Cub, Masai Mara, Kenya 2013
by Olivier Delaere

Bahati the leopard, Rift Valley, Kenya  by Olivier Delaere

Bahati the leopard, Rift Valley, Kenya
by Olivier Delaere

Descending Cheetah Cub, South Africa by Stephen Earle Photography

Descending Cheetah Cub, South Africa
by Stephen Earle Photography

Khan, the Black Leopard at WHF Kent by Sue Demetrio

Khan, the Black Leopard at WHF Kent
by Sue Demetrio