"Get out of here!" Brown Bears (Ursus arctos), Attica Zoological Park, Athens, Greece, Europe. © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

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Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides) © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

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Angolan Reed Frog, Okavango Delta, Botswana, Africa. Nikkor 18-200 mm at 170 mm, 1/500 sec at f/ 8, ISO 200 © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

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Red Lechwe (Kobus leche). The lechwe is an antelope found in Botswana, Zambia, southeastern D.R.C., northeastern Namibia, and eastern Angola, especially in the Okavango Delta, Kafue Flats and Bangweulu Swamps. Lechwe are found in marshy areas where they eat aquatic plants. Their legs are covered in a water-repellant substance which allows them to run quite fast in knee-deep water. Moremi Wildlife Reserve, Okavango Delta, Botswana, Africa © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography.

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Grey Crowned Crane (Balearica regulorum), Attica Zoological Park, Athens, Greece, Europe Nikon D700, Nikkor 80-400 mm at 360 mm, 1/800 sec at f/ 6.3, ISO 200 © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

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Young Lion (Panthera leo), Moremi Wildlife Reserve, Okavango Delta, Botswana, Africa © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography.

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"Ceremonial dance" Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus), Lake Kerkini, Greece, Europe © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

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Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis), Etosha National Park, Namibia, Africa. © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

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Early morning patrol. Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax), Lake Kerkini, Greece, Europe © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

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Cormorants' gathering at sunset Cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo) and Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea), Lake Kerkini, Greece, Europe Nikon D700, Nikkor 24-85 mm at 52 mm, 1/500 sec at f/ 11, ISO 800 © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

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"The perfect landing" Great White Pelicans are large birds with mass of 10 kg (22 lbs), 160 cm (63 in) long and with a 280 cm (110 inch) wingspan. The Great White Pelican is well adapted for aquatic life. The short strong legs and webbed feet propel it in water and aid the rather awkward takeoff from the water surface. White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus), Lake Kerkini, Greece, Europe © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

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"Full of colours..." Lilacbreasted Roller (Coracias caudata), Etosha National Park, Namibia, Africa Nikon D200, Nikkor 80-400 mm, 1/320 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 200 © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

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"Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia)" The Eurasian Spoonbill is a wading bird, breeding in southern Eurasia from Spain to Japan, and also in North Africa. Most birds migrate to the tropics in winter, with European breeders mainly going to Africa, but a few remaining in mild winter areas of western Europe. It occurs in marshy wetlands with some open shallow water, nesting in colonies in trees or reedbeds. Lake Kerkini, Greece, Europe © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserv...

Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia) by Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania, Africa is a large, unbroken volcanic caldera. The crater, which formed when a giant volcano exploded and collapsed on itself some two to three million years ago, is 610 m (2,000 ft) deep and its floor covers 260 km2 (100 sq mi). The crater plays host to almost every individual species of wildlife in East Africa, with an estimated 25 000 animals within the crater. © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

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"The king" Lion (Panthera leo), the king of the African carnivores, eats everything from tortoises to giraffes. Lion roars to announce its presence and hearing its roar, which can reach a distance of 8 km, is one of Africa’s most unforgettable experiences. Moremi Wildlife Reserve, Okavango Delta, Botswana, Africa Nikon D200, Nikkor 80-400 mm, 1/640 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 320 © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

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The Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) is a woodland antelope found throughout eastern and southern Africa. Males weigh 190–270 kg (420–600 lb), with a maximum of 315 kg (690 lb), and stand about 180 cm (71 in) tall at the shoulder. The body length is 185–245 cm (6.07–8.04 ft). Chudob waterhole, Etosha National Park, Namibia, Africa © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

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"Getting angry..." Young lion (Panthera leo), Moremi Wildlife Reserve, Okavango Delta, Botswana, Africa. Nikon D200, Nikkor 80-400 mm, 1/350 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 200 © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

Getting angry... by Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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"Baobab Tree (Adansonia digitata)" Tarangire National Park in Tanzania is famous for its huge number of baobab trees and has one of the highest concentrations of wildlife in Tanzania. African Elephant (Loxodonta africana), Tarangire National Park, Tanzania, Africa Nikon D200, Nikkor 70-300 mm, 1/1600 sec at f/ 5, ISO 400 © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

Baobab Tree (Adansonia digitata) by Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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"Mother care" Female zebras mature earlier than the males, and a mare may have her first foal by the age of three. She nurses the foal for up to a year. Like horses, zebras are able to stand, walk and suckle shortly after they are born. Plains Zebra – Chapman’s Race (Equus antiquorum), Etosha National Park, Namibia, Africa Nikon D200, Nikkor 80-400 mm, 1/500 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 100 © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

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"Sossuvlei" Sossuvlei is a spectacular region of the Namib desert and one of the world’s most striking, well-preserved desert landscapes. The huge pan, or vlei, is surrounded by towering sand dunes as far as the eye can see, reputed to be the highest in the world. Oryx – Gemsbok Race (Oryx gazella), Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia, Africa. Nikon D200, Nikkor 80-400 mm, 1/250 sec at f/ 11, ISO 200 © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

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"Reflections" Common or Hanuman langur is a large primate which is venerated by Hindus as a god. It is known for its unique association in the forest with the cheetal (or spotted deer), each warning the other of the approach of predators, mostly tigers and leopards. Hanuman Langurs (Semnopithecus entellus), Ranthambore National Park, India, Asia Nikon D200, Nikkor 80-400 mm, 1/90 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 200 © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

Reflections by Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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"Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus)" This large antelope (weighs up to 240 kg) is found in grassland near woodland and water where it eats grass. Despite its name, waterbuck does not spend much time in the water, but will take refuge there to escape predators. Females gather in herds of up to 70 individuals. Kruger National Park, South Africa Nikon D200, Nikkor 70-300 mm, 1/320 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 400 © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) by Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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Flap-necked Chameleon (Chamaeleo dilepis)" Moremi Wildlife Reserve, Okavango Delta, Botswana, Africa. Nikon D200, Nikkor 80-400 mm, 1/2000 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 400 © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

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"Mother care" Savanna Baboons (Papio cynocephalus), Chobe National Park, Botswana, Africa. Nikon D200, Nikkor 80-400 mm, 1/200 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 125 © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

Mother care (II) by Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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"African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer)" A very robust species, up to 1.7 metres high, 3.4 meters long. Savannah type buffaloes weigh 500–900 kg. African buffalo have few predators and are capable of defending themselves against (and sometimes killing) lions. African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer), Kruger National Park, South Africa, Africa. Nikon D200, Nikkor 70-300 mm, 1/100 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 200 © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer) by Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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