Nature was what my Zambia visit was all about. I saw a lot of wildlife during those few days. Here are the pictures.

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All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Wildlife

View Lower Zambezi
View of the Lower Zambezi National Park with the Zambezi River in the background. (1132k)
Sunrise Lower Zambezi
Sunrise in the Lower Zambezi National Park. (685k)
View Lower Zambezi
View in the Lower Zambezi National Park with elephant, baboon, and multiple birds. (786k)
Various Animals Lower
Various animals in the Lower Zambezi National Park (Impala (Aepyceros melampus, german: Impala, french: Impala), Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus, german: Bärenpavian, french: Chacma), Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis, german: Kuhreiher, french: Héron garde-bœufs)). (1216k)
Various Animals Lower
Various animals in the Lower Zambezi National Park (Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus, german: Ellipsen-Wasserbock, french: Cobe à croissant), Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus, german: Warzenschwein, french: Phacochère), Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus, german: Bärenpavian, french: Chacma)). (1123k)
Along Zambezi Tree
Along the Zambezi. This tree may soon come down. (905k)
Termite Mound
Termite mound. (918k)
Bones Such Piles
Bones. Such piles of bones were everywhere. (954k)
Baboon Skull
Baboon skull. (1137k)
Buffalo Skull
Buffalo skull. (1.5M)
Hippo Path Hippos
Hippo path. Hippos go on land at night to forage. Hippos walk with the left feet and the right feet quite separated. Therefore the hippo paths have a ridge in the center. (1.7M)
Elephant Path Elephants
Elephant path. Elephants (as opposed to hippos) walk with all feet more in a line, not separated as hippos. Therefore elephant paths don't have a ridge in the center. (1273k)
Elephant Dung Everywhere
Elephant dung is everywhere. (637k)
Lianas
Lianas. (1375k)
Winter-flowering Senna Senna
Winter-flowering Senna (Senna singueana). (1.5M)
Winter Thorn Faidherbia
Winter Thorn (Faidherbia albida, german: Anabaum, french: Balanzan). (1206k)
Umbrella Thorn Vachellia
Umbrella Thorn (Vachellia tortilis, french: Acacia faux-gommier). (1154k)
Strangler Fig
Strangler Fig. (1.6M)
Sycamore Fig Ficus
Sycamore Fig (Ficus sycomorus, german: Maulbeer-Feige, french: Figuier sycomore). (1389k)
African Star Chestnut
African Star Chestnut (Sterculia africana, german: Stinkbäume). (1359k)
Makalani Palms Hyphaene
Makalani Palms (Hyphaene petersiana). (1162k)
Makalani Palm Hyphaene
Makalani Palm (Hyphaene petersiana) and elephant. The elephants love the palm fruits. (1193k)
African Ebony Don't
African Ebony (I don't know what species). (1.7M)
African Baobab Adansonia
African Baobab (Adansonia digitata, german: Afrikanischer Affenbrotbaum, french: Baobab africain). (1122k)
Large African Baobab
Large African Baobab (Adansonia digitata, german: Afrikanischer Affenbrotbaum, french: Baobab africain). (1098k)
Sunset Behind African
Sunset behind an African Baobab (Adansonia digitata, german: Afrikanischer Affenbrotbaum, french: Baobab africain). (856k)
Impala Browse Line
Impala browse line. The trees don't have branches that are within reach of an Impala. The trees branch out above that height. (1.5M)
Web Funnel Weaver
Web of a Funnel Weaver (Agelenidae gen., german: Trichterspinnen). (1267k)
Raiding Party Matabele
Raiding party of Matabele Ants (Megaponera analis). They go out in such a group of a few hundred ants, find a termite mound and break in, kill the termites and carry them back to their colony for food. (1453k)
Butterfly
Butterfly. (618k)
Butterfly
Butterfly. (585k)
Dragonfly Order Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata (german: Libellen, french: ), suborder Anisoptera (german: Großlibellen, french: )). (501k)
Dragonfly Order Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata (german: Libellen, french: ), suborder Anisoptera (german: Großlibellen, french: )). (527k)
Dragonfly Order Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata (german: Libellen, french: ), suborder Anisoptera (german: Großlibellen, french: )). (646k)
Dragonfly Order Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata (german: Libellen, french: ), suborder Anisoptera (german: Großlibellen, french: )). (492k)
Dragonfly Order Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata (german: Libellen, french: ), suborder Anisoptera (german: Großlibellen, french: )). (480k)
Gecko
Gecko. (543k)
Smith's Bush Squirrel
Smith's Bush Squirrel (Paraxerus cepapi, german: Smith-Buschhörnchen). (935k)
Thick-tailed Bushbaby Otolemur
Thick-tailed Bushbaby (Otolemur crassicaudatus, german: Großohr-Riesengalago, french: Galago à queue touffue). (553k)
Common Genet Genetta
Common Genet (Genetta genetta, german: Kleinfleck-Ginsterkatze, french: Genette commune). (559k)
Slender Mongoose Galerella
Slender Mongoose (Galerella sanguinea, german: Schlankmanguste, french: Mangouste rouge). (950k)
Slender Mongoose Galerella
Slender Mongoose (Galerella sanguinea, german: Schlankmanguste, french: Mangouste rouge). (739k)
White-tailed Mongoose Ichneumia
White-tailed Mongoose (Ichneumia albicauda, german: Weißschwanzmanguste, french: Mangouste à queue blanche). (535k)
Cape Porcupine Hystrix
Cape Porcupine (Hystrix africaeaustralis, german: Südafrikanisches Stachelschwein, french: Porc-épic du Cap). (919k)
Imbabala Bushbuck Tragelaphus
Imbabala Bushbuck (Tragelaphus sylvaticus, german: Südliche Schirrantilope, french: Guib harnaché). (825k)
Imbabala Bushbuck Tragelaphus
Imbabala Bushbuck (Tragelaphus sylvaticus, german: Südliche Schirrantilope, french: Guib harnaché) leaping over a brook. (881k)
Impala Harem Male
Impala harem. The male is on the left, the others are his females. (1054k)
Small Impala Harem
Small Impala harem. (1146k)
Female Impala Aepyceros
Female Impala (Aepyceros melampus, german: Impala, french: Impala). (725k)
Young Male Impala
Young male Impala (Aepyceros melampus, german: Impala, french: Impala). (728k)
Male Impala Aepyceros
Male Impala (Aepyceros melampus, german: Impala, french: Impala). (832k)
Male Impala Aepyceros
Male Impala (Aepyceros melampus, german: Impala, french: Impala), scent marking his territory. (935k)
Fighting Male Impalas
Fighting male Impalas. (1262k)
Jumping Impala Do
Jumping Impala. They do that when running away from something. (757k)
Male Female Waterbucks
Male and female Waterbucks (Kobus ellipsiprymnus, german: Ellipsen-Wasserbock, french: Cobe à croissant). (1039k)
Female Waterbuck Kobus
Female Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus, german: Ellipsen-Wasserbock, french: Cobe à croissant). You can see the characteristic "toilet seat" white ring around the tail. (1036k)
Male Waterbuck Kobus
Male Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus, german: Ellipsen-Wasserbock, french: Cobe à croissant). (999k)
Female Greater Kudu
Female Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros, german: Strepsiceros, french: Grand koudou). (1113k)
Male Greater Kudu
Male Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros, german: Strepsiceros, french: Grand koudou). (942k)
Sykes' Monkey Cercopithecus
Sykes' Monkey (Cercopithecus albogularis, german: Weißkehlmeerkatze). (974k)
Vervet Monkey Chlorocebus
Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus, german: Südliche Grünmeerkatze, french: Vervet bleu). (986k)
Chacma Baboon Papio
Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus, german: Bärenpavian, french: Chacma). (952k)
Female Chacma Baboon
Female Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus, german: Bärenpavian, french: Chacma) with baby. (833k)
Female Chacma Baboon
Female Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus, german: Bärenpavian, french: Chacma) with baby climbing a tree. (830k)
Warthog Phacochoerus Africanus
Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus, german: Warzenschwein, french: Phacochère). (950k)
Spotted Hyena Crocuta
Spotted Hyena (Crocuta crocuta, german: Tüpfelhyäne, french: Hyène tachetée). (370k)
Nile Crocodiles Crocodylus
Nile Crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (1156k)
Nile Crocodile Crocodylus
Nile Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (912k)
Hippopotamus Hippopotamus Amphibius
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie) in the water. (769k)
Hippopotamus Hippopotamus Amphibius
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie). (1059k)
Herd African Buffaloes
Herd of African Buffaloes (Syncerus caffer, german: Kaffernbüffel, french: Buffle d'Afrique). (1314k)
African Buffalo Syncerus
African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer, german: Kaffernbüffel, french: Buffle d'Afrique). (918k)
African Buffalo Syncerus
African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer, german: Kaffernbüffel, french: Buffle d'Afrique) and Nile Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (1273k)
African Wild Dogs
African Wild Dogs (Lycaon pictus, german: Afrikanischer Wildhund, french: Lycaon). (989k)
Closer View African
Closer view of African Wild Dogs (Lycaon pictus, german: Afrikanischer Wildhund, french: Lycaon). (837k)
Leopard Panthera Pardus
Leopard (Panthera pardus, german: Leopard, french: Léopard) in a tree. (925k)
Leopard Panthera Pardus
Leopard (Panthera pardus, german: Leopard, french: Léopard). (829k)
Leopard Panthera Pardus
Leopard (Panthera pardus, german: Leopard, french: Léopard). (1176k)
Leopard Panthera Pardus
Leopard (Panthera pardus, german: Leopard, french: Léopard). (973k)
Leopard Panthera Pardus
Leopard (Panthera pardus, german: Leopard, french: Léopard). (983k)
Leopard Track Larger
Leopard track. The larger print is the front leg. (1404k)
Lion Panthera Leo
Lion (Panthera leo, german: Löwe, french: Lion). (689k)
Lion Panthera Leo
Lion (Panthera leo, german: Löwe, french: Lion). (684k)
African Bush Elephants
African Bush Elephants (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (1166k)
African Bush Elephants
African Bush Elephants (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (1185k)
African Bush Elephant
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (1129k)
African Bush Elephant
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique) with baby. (1235k)
Drinking Elephants
Drinking Elephants. (988k)
African Bush Elephant
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (1396k)
African Bush Elephant
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (1037k)
African Bush Elephant
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (893k)
Male African Bush
Male African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique) with 'fifth leg'. (1277k)
Irritated Elephant Kicking
Irritated elephant, kicking up dust to intimidate us. (691k)
Elephant Playing Mud
Elephant playing in the mud. (1256k)
Baby Elephant Had
Baby elephant had lost his mother. He was running around for a while, looking scared, till he found his mother again. (1001k)
Baby Elephant Chacma
Baby Elephant and Chacma Baboon scaring each other. The baby elephant was mock charging the baboon, but when the baboon started screeching, the baby elephant got scared and ran. (943k)

Movies

Leopard
Leopard. (20.4M)
Baby Elephant
Baby Elephant. (5.3M)
Elephant Shaking Tree
Elephant shaking a tree to drop the fruits. The elephants love the fruit from these trees. (9.9M)
Elephant Herd
Elephant herd. (16.9M)

This page contains 96 pictures with 34 species and 4 movies

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