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African Elephant
Large Bull photographed in the Kasenyi sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, West Uganda. This dark and dramatic shot brings you the hard and unseen life of this walking giant.

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Battle of the Hippopotamas

Located in the heart of the Ishasha River West of Uganda, these two large males were caught battling on the grassy plains. From loud grunts to harsh impacts, these two dominant males made quiet a show.

Lioness on the Hunt, Botswana - Mark A Fernley

African Lioness
photographed in the harsh and dry lands of Etosha National Park, North Namibia.

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Hippopotamus Close Up
Diving close to the magnificent Hippopotamus, this photograph was taken in the plains West of Uganda as this individual was making its way through Lion territory to a near by lake. 

Birchell's Zebras

 

Photographed drinking the muddy waters of Etosha National Park, Namibia. This dry and harsh land is home to many species of wildlife that struggle to survive here in North Namibia. 

Birchell's Zebra herd, Namibia - Mark A Fernley
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The Cape Buffalo
This magnificent animal was photographed amongst many in the dry grassy flatlands of Queen Elizabeth National Park, West of Uganda.

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Young African Lion
Facing the hard life, this young cat was photographed walking back after an unsuccessful hunt for two small Warthogs in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda. 

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Hippopotamus, The Stare
Watching these prehistoric giants roam the river banks, I cant help but photograph their obscure and human like attitudes with one an other. Photographed in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda.

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Hippopotamus, The Yawn
After a long day lying in the sun, this large group spent a long period of time rustling and opening their jaws to one another before returning to the water. Photographed in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda..

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Olive Baboon Portrait
Close and personal portrait with this rather placid but yet hungry primate photographed in Kibale National Park, West Uganda.

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Shoebill Stork
Side shot of the magnificent shoebill, photographed in the Mabamba swamp located west of Entebbe, South West of Uganda.

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The Round Hippopotamus
Facing to face with a heavily pregnant Hippo photographed on the Eastern border of the Congo DRC.

The Stare Off
Female Lioness
Etosha National Park

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African Elephant
Large bull elephant photographed roaming the grassy and empty plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park, West Uganda.

Spotted Hyena, Etosha, Namibia - Mark A Fernley

Spotted Hyena
Close and personal portrait of the iconic African scavenger. Image photographed in the vast and harsh desert of Etosha National Park, North Namibia.

Rhino

Black Rhinoceros
Facing the hard environments of North Namibia, this Rhino with a stunning set of horns was photographed making its way slowly to a nearby waterhole. Photograph taken in Etosha National Park.

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The Hippopotamus
Large individual slowly makes its way through the shallow waters of the Ishasha River, photographed in the Congo DRC.

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As the mud dries under the harsh African sun, I could not help but capture this interesting individual as he made his way through the dry plains. Photograph taken in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda.

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Gemsbok Herd
Facing the hard environments of North Namibia, this herd wonder the desolate lands. I continue to question their means of survival. Image taken in Etosha National Park, Namibia. 

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Elephant Herd
 



Photographed in Queen Elizabeth National Park, this herd of African Elephants were spotted moving through the grassy hills in Uganda. From their social interactions, I could not help but capture their behaviour to frame.  

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Black Rhinoceros
Facing this hard environment in North Namibia, this Rhino with a stunning set of horns was photographed rising up to a lone Wildebeest before chasing it over Etosha's Pan.

Birchell's Zebra



Photographed in Etosha National Park, North Namibia. These two individuals were seen wresting on one another. This behaviour is a 360 degree tactic to watch out for predators. 

The Two Zebra's , Print
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Hippopotamus, The Awakening
Large individual emerges from the unknown, making a prominent appearance. Image taken on the Ishasha River, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda. 

On Alert, Black Rhino, Namibia - Mark A Fernley

Black Rhinoceros
Face to face with Black Rhino spotted walking through the bush west of Etosha National Park, Namibia. This individual was framed to embrace its natural surroundings of the Acacia bushes. 

Young Lion, Etosha, Namibia - Mark A Fernley

Young African Lion
Eye to eye with a hungry cat. This large cub was photographed as it emerged out of a drainage pipe along with its pride in Etosha National Park, Namibia. The shot was taken when the eyes of this lion came in contact with me.

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Black Rhinoceros, The Rising Giant
Muddy and sleepy Rhino takes his leave after hours of wresting in a muddy puddle. Photograph taken in the heart of Etosha National Park, North Namibia.

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The Ghost Elephant of Etosha
After following this white giant for many hours in the distance, we finally get our look once he took a turn towards our truck. As the sun shone on his face, the photograph was taken. Image taken in North Namibia. 

Desert Gireffe's of Purros, Namibia - Mark A Fernley

Desert Giraffe
Spotted wandering the barren lands of Damaraland, North West of Namibia. This photograph was taken to show their vast isolation where this herd almost seems lost in their own world.

Cape Fur Seals & Young - Mark A Fernley

Cape Fur Seals & Young

 



Adult Cape Fur Seals call in the sandy breeze surrounded by Seal Pups in their tens of thousands photographed at Cape Cross located on the West coast, Namibia.

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Red Hartebeest
Mother and young photographed walking just outside of the great Pan of Etosha National Park located in the North of Namibia. 

African Lion Pride
 



After facing a battle with a large group of Hyena, this small pride of lions were photographed reuniting with one another. Image photographed in Etosha National Park, Namibia. 

Desert Lion Pride, Namibia - Mark A Fernley
Lone Desert Bull Elephant, Damaraland, Namibia - Mark A Fernley

Desert Elephant
Large male African Elephant strolls the dry river of Purros in search for food! 
Photograph taken in Damaraland, Namibia.

Lone Hippo of Chobe, Botswana - Mark A Fernley

Hippopotamus in the Grass
Large male photographed in the tall grass of the Okavango Delta located in Botswana. This young bull was seen racing through the vegetation after another Hippo before the shot was taken.