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This youngster was getting up his nerve…

This youngster was getting up his nerve…

Big Cat Week!
This is one of my very favorite cat pictures from my recent South Africa trip. I watched a young cub mustered up the courage to jump out of the tree. He turned forwards and back and I do have shots of him facing me, but this shot, with his tail braced against the trunk and his hind foot extended really captured the moment of anticipation for me. I hope you feel it…

Big Cat Week!

This is one of my very favorite cat pictures from my recent South Africa trip. I watched a young cub mustered up the courage to jump out of the tree. He turned forwards and back and I do have shots of him facing me, but this shot, with his tail braced against the trunk and his hind foot extended really captured the moment of anticipation for me. I hope you feel it…

My Brother’s Keepers.

Vervet monkeys perch and played on this 700 year old fig tree in the Sabi Sands. I have never seen such a majestic tree!

An enormous social weaver nest in the Namib Rand desert. These nests can have up to 100 separate chambers each with individual entrances. You thought your condo had thin walls…

An enormous social weaver nest in the Namib Rand desert. These nests can have up to 100 separate chambers each with individual entrances. You thought your condo had thin walls…

A glimpse of red through the trees…
(Click to enlarge-much nicer.)

A glimpse of red through the trees…

(Click to enlarge-much nicer.)

Macro Monday: Crystal Ball.
Wishing you all a holiday season full of magic and light!

Macro Monday: Crystal Ball.

Wishing you all a holiday season full of magic and light!

Fire and water.

Fire and water.

…should not have opened that second bottle of wine last night….

…should not have opened that second bottle of wine last night….

Baby sloth napping in a tree on the beach in Costa Rica. Adorable-I was right underneath it and it didn’t seem the least perturbed. (I think it takes a lot to annoy a sloth!)

Baby sloth napping in a tree on the beach in Costa Rica. Adorable-I was right underneath it and it didn’t seem the least perturbed. (I think it takes a lot to annoy a sloth!)