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, which are not in frame. Photographed in Chitabe, Okavango Delta, Botswana whilst leading an Eyes on Africa PhotoSafari
by Grant Atkinson Photography and Safaris
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
A rare white lion is attacked by a rival female in Kruger National Park in South Africa
by Ken Whyte / Barcroft Media
Brown Bear cubs playfighting in Tripsdrill Park, Germany
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.
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
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
Grey Crowned Cranes, Uganda.
11% of the entire world bird’s population is found in Uganda
Courtesy of Premier Safaris