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 National
View of the Lower Zambezi National Park with the Zambezi River in the background. (1132k)
Sunrise Lower Zambezi National
Sunrise in the Lower Zambezi National Park. (685k)
View Lower Zambezi National
View in the Lower Zambezi National Park with elephant, baboon, and multiple birds. (786k)
Aepyceros melampus
Various animals in the Lower Zambezi National Park (Impala (Aepyceros melampus, german: Schwarzfersenantilope, french: Impala), Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus, german: Bärenpavian, french: Chacma), Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis, german: Kuhreiher, french: Héron garde-bœufs)). (1216k)
Kobus ellipsiprymnus ellipsiprymnus
Various animals in the Lower Zambezi National Park (Ringed Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus ellipsiprymnus, german: Ellipsen-Wasserbock, french: Cobe à croissant), Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus, german: Warzenschwein), Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus, german: Bärenpavian, french: Chacma)). (1123k)
Along Zambezi Tree May
Along the Zambezi. This tree may soon come down. (905k)
Termite Mound
Termite mound. (918k)
Bones Such Piles Bones
Bones. Such piles of bones were everywhere. (954k)
Baboon Skull
Baboon skull. (1137k)
Buffalo Skull
Buffalo skull. (1.5M)
Hippo Path Hippos Land
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 Opposed
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)
Senna singueana
Winter-flowering Senna (Senna singueana). (1.5M)
Faidherbia albida
Winter Thorn (Faidherbia albida, german: Anabaum, french: Balanzan). (1206k)
Vachellia tortilis
Umbrella Thorn (Vachellia tortilis, german: Schirmakazie, french: Acacia faux-gommier). (1154k)
Strangler Fig
Strangler Fig. (1.6M)
Ficus sycomorus
Sycamore Fig (Ficus sycomorus, german: Maulbeer-Feige, french: Figuier sycomore). (1389k)
Sterculia africana
African Star Chestnut (Sterculia africana, german: Stinkbäume). (1359k)
Hyphaene petersiana
Makalani Palms (Hyphaene petersiana, german: Doumpalmen). (1162k)
Hyphaene petersiana
Makalani Palm (Hyphaene petersiana, german: Doumpalmen) and elephant. The elephants love the palm fruits. (1193k)
African Ebony Don't Know
African Ebony (I don't know what species). (1.7M)
Adansonia digitata
African Baobab (Adansonia digitata, german: Afrikanischer Affenbrotbaum, french: Baobab africain). (1122k)
Adansonia digitata
Large African Baobab (Adansonia digitata, german: Afrikanischer Affenbrotbaum, french: Baobab africain). (1098k)
Adansonia digitata
Sunset behind an African Baobab (Adansonia digitata, german: Afrikanischer Affenbrotbaum, french: Baobab africain). (856k)
Impala Browse Line Trees
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)
Agelenidae gen.
Web of a Funnel Weaver (Agelenidae gen., german: Trichterspinnen). (1267k)
Megaponera analis
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)
Belenois aurota
Pioneer White butterfly (Belenois aurota). (618k)
Colotis auxo
Sulphur Orange Tip butterfly (Colotis auxo). (585k)
Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata, suborder Anisoptera). (501k)
Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata, suborder Anisoptera). (527k)
Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata, suborder Anisoptera). (646k)
Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata, suborder Anisoptera). (492k)
Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata, suborder Anisoptera). (480k)
Gecko
Gecko. (543k)
Paraxerus cepapi
Smith's Bush Squirrel (Paraxerus cepapi, german: Smith-Buschhörnchen). (935k)
Otolemur crassicaudatus
Thick-tailed Bushbaby (Otolemur crassicaudatus, german: Großohr-Riesengalago, french: Galago à queue touffue). (553k)
Genetta genetta
Common Genet (Genetta genetta, german: Kleinfleck-Ginsterkatze, french: Genette commune). (559k)
Galerella sanguinea
Slender Mongoose (Galerella sanguinea, german: Schlankmanguste, french: Mangouste rouge). (950k)
Galerella sanguinea
Slender Mongoose (Galerella sanguinea, german: Schlankmanguste, french: Mangouste rouge). (739k)
Ichneumia albicauda
White-tailed Mongoose (Ichneumia albicauda, german: Weißschwanzmanguste, french: Mangouste à queue blanche). (535k)
Hystrix africaeaustralis
Cape Porcupine (Hystrix africaeaustralis, german: Südafrikanisches Stachelschwein, french: Porc-épic du Cap). (919k)
Tragelaphus sylvaticus
Imbabala Bushbuck (Tragelaphus sylvaticus). (825k)
Tragelaphus sylvaticus
Imbabala Bushbuck (Tragelaphus sylvaticus) leaping over a brook. (881k)
Impala Harem Male Left
Impala harem. The male is on the left, the others are his females. (1054k)
Small Impala Harem
Small Impala harem. (1146k)
Aepyceros melampus
Female Impala (Aepyceros melampus, german: Schwarzfersenantilope, french: Impala). (725k)
Aepyceros melampus
Young male Impala (Aepyceros melampus, german: Schwarzfersenantilope, french: Impala). (728k)
Aepyceros melampus
Male Impala (Aepyceros melampus, german: Schwarzfersenantilope, french: Impala). (832k)
Aepyceros melampus
Male Impala (Aepyceros melampus, german: Schwarzfersenantilope, french: Impala), scent marking his territory. (935k)
Fighting Male Impalas
Fighting male Impalas. (1262k)
Jumping Impala Do Running
Jumping Impala. They do that when running away from something. (757k)
Kobus ellipsiprymnus ellipsiprymnus
Male and female Ringed Waterbucks (Kobus ellipsiprymnus ellipsiprymnus, german: Ellipsen-Wasserbock, french: Cobe à croissant). (1039k)
Kobus ellipsiprymnus ellipsiprymnus
Female Ringed Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus ellipsiprymnus, german: Ellipsen-Wasserbock, french: Cobe à croissant). You can see the characteristic "toilet seat" white ring around the tail. (1036k)
Kobus ellipsiprymnus ellipsiprymnus
Male Ringed Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus ellipsiprymnus, german: Ellipsen-Wasserbock, french: Cobe à croissant). (999k)
Tragelaphus strepsiceros
Female Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros, german: Strepsiceros, french: Grand koudou). (1113k)
Tragelaphus strepsiceros
Male Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros, german: Strepsiceros, french: Grand koudou). (942k)
Cercopithecus albogularis
Sykes' Monkey (Cercopithecus albogularis, german: Weißkehlmeerkatze). (974k)
Chlorocebus pygerythrus
Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus, german: Südliche Grünmeerkatze, french: Vervet bleu). (986k)
Papio ursinus
Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus, german: Bärenpavian, french: Chacma). (952k)
Papio ursinus
Female Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus, german: Bärenpavian, french: Chacma) with baby. (833k)
Papio ursinus
Female Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus, german: Bärenpavian, french: Chacma) with baby climbing a tree. (830k)
Phacochoerus africanus
Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus, german: Warzenschwein). (950k)
Crocuta crocuta
Spotted Hyena (Crocuta crocuta, german: Tüpfelhyäne, french: Hyène tachetée). (370k)
Crocodylus niloticus
Nile Crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (1156k)
Crocodylus niloticus
Nile Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (912k)
Hippopotamus amphibius
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie) in the water. (769k)
Hippopotamus amphibius
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie). (1059k)
Syncerus caffer
Herd of African Buffaloes (Syncerus caffer, german: Kaffernbüffel, french: Buffle d'Afrique). (1314k)
Syncerus caffer
African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer, german: Kaffernbüffel, french: Buffle d'Afrique). (918k)
Syncerus caffer
African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer, german: Kaffernbüffel, french: Buffle d'Afrique) and Nile Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (1273k)
Lycaon pictus
African Wild Dogs (Lycaon pictus, german: Afrikanischer Wildhund). (989k)
Lycaon pictus
Closer view of African Wild Dogs (Lycaon pictus, german: Afrikanischer Wildhund). (837k)
Panthera pardus
Leopard (Panthera pardus, german: Leopard, french: Léopard) in a tree. (925k)
Panthera pardus
Leopard (Panthera pardus, german: Leopard, french: Léopard). (829k)
Panthera pardus
Leopard (Panthera pardus, german: Leopard, french: Léopard). (1176k)
Panthera pardus
Leopard (Panthera pardus, german: Leopard, french: Léopard). (973k)
Panthera pardus
Leopard (Panthera pardus, german: Leopard, french: Léopard). (983k)
Leopard Track Larger Print
Leopard track. The larger print is the front leg. (1404k)
Panthera leo
Lion (Panthera leo, german: Löwe, french: Lion). (689k)
Panthera leo
Lion (Panthera leo, german: Löwe, french: Lion). (684k)
Loxodonta africana
African Bush Elephants (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (1166k)
Loxodonta africana
African Bush Elephants (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (1185k)
Loxodonta africana
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (1129k)
Loxodonta africana
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique) with baby. (1235k)
Drinking Elephants
Drinking Elephants. (988k)
Loxodonta africana
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (1396k)
Loxodonta africana
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (1037k)
Loxodonta africana
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (893k)
Loxodonta africana
Male African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique) with 'fifth leg'. (1277k)
Irritated Elephant Kicking Dust
Irritated elephant, kicking up dust to intimidate us. (691k)
Elephant Playing Mud
Elephant playing in the mud. (1256k)
Baby Elephant Had Mother
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 Baboon
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 Drop
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 36 species and 4 movies

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