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FavFotoFriday: In the Wild

In the Wild The wild can mean many things to different people. It can apply to an animal or a plant living or growing in a natural environment. It applies when that animal or plant is not domesticated or cultivated. Wild can mean untamed, feral, uncontrolled, unrestrained, undisciplined, rowdy, or disorderly. Thank you once more to Sandy of Scribbles and Musings for the #FavFotoFriday idea. And, congratulations on your award! I love the squirrel photo 🙂 The choice of photographs today truly reflect the wild of Africa. I was resting up on the outside patio of the Voi Safari Lodge  in  Tsavo East National Park following an exhilarating day on a safari drive through the park. I had left all my Canon camera kit in my room and had an…


FavFotoFriday: Brown Snake Eagle

The brown snake eagle is the subject of this week’s #FavFotoFriday post. I spotted it atop a tree in the savannah in Kenya. The safari truck was on the move at the time so I had to shoot this picture in haste. I was pleased that the bird of prey was in focus, but only just, as the top of the tree bearing its fruits is also in sharp focus. This is what Wikipedia has to say about the brown snake eagle – The brown snake eagle (Circaetus cinereus) is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. found in Southern and Eastern Africa, in countries such as Sudan, South Africa, Mauritania and Senegal. The brown snake eagle feeds mainly on snakes, being able to kill…

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