Posts Tagged ‘ Kudu ’

Good Video Footage: Zebra, Kudu …. and a surprise Lion attack

June 14, 2010
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This video from YouTube was shot by AfricaVideo1 in the Chobe area.  It may be some of the best ‘green foliage’ raw footage I have seen.  It begins with Zebra and a great Kudu tussle for dominance.  That would have been enough to warrant viewing this video … and then along comes the lioness!...

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Photo of the Day/Photo Tip – Post processing of a Kudu pair

May 13, 2010
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Photo of the Day/Photo Tip – Post processing of a Kudu pair

This photo tip is an overview of capture to web photo adjustment. Below is the original photo. My son, Justin capture this shot in Chobe NP.  The camera EXIF data showed that for this shot, the image stabilized Canon 70-300 lens was used at a full zoom of 300mm.  From our experience, we learned...

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Part 4 of 5: A Mobile Safari – journey log of Johan De Bondt

October 17, 2009
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Part 4 of 5: A Mobile Safari – journey log of Johan De Bondt

Continuation of the August 2009 safari of Johan de Bondt and his travel companions.  All text and photos copyright Johan de Bondt. Fourth leg of the trip – Bodumatau (Moremi) I have a love-hate relationship with the Xakanaka area for various reasons but I’ll tell you more about it later. But right now I...

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Part 3 of 5: A Mobile Safari – journey log of Johan De Bondt

October 15, 2009
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Part 3 of 5: A Mobile Safari – journey log of Johan De Bondt

Continuation of the August 2009 safari of Johan de Bondt and his travel companions.  All text and photos copyright Johan de Bondt. Third leg of the trip – Khwai riverside (Moremi) We took the new road from Mababe village up to Khwai. During this drive I had to cover my camera as it was...

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Part 1 of 5: A Mobile Safari – journey log of Johan De Bondt

October 14, 2009
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Part 1 of 5: A Mobile Safari – journey log of Johan De Bondt

Over the next 5 days, we will be posting the details and picture filled journey recap of a Belgian named Johan De Bondt.  In August 2009, Johan along with 3 other travelers hired guides and a vehicle and traveled via Maun to: a) Nogatsaa & Tchinga (Chobe forest); b) Savute; c) Khwai riverside (Moremi);...

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Moveable Feast

October 7, 2009
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Moveable Feast

This article was published in ‘theVoice’ - all we can say is ‘that’s Africa‘ By Chenjelani Baraedi When a wounded kudu found refuge in a family’s village compound, it thought it had found safety, and the family thought that they had been blessed with unexpected feast. But the Wildlife Department proved them both wrong....

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Photo of the Day – October 6, 2009

October 6, 2009
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Photo of the Day – October 6, 2009

Kudu! An “in your face” view of a kudu.  This group walked right up to us as if to ask for a portrait session, so I gave them one.

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Photographing the Greater Kudu – Tragelaphus strepsiceros

September 4, 2009
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Photographing the Greater Kudu – Tragelaphus strepsiceros

One of my favorite animals within Chobe NP is the Kudu.  It’s a beautiful and tall animal with lots of pattern and subtle color changes on the hide… and of course, on the bull kudu, those horns!  Kudu are found at Chobe National Park both near waters edge at the Chobe River and also...

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Travel Tip: A Southern Africa Safari Treat: Biltong

September 3, 2009
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Travel Tip: A Southern Africa Safari Treat: Biltong

When I travel, I love to immerse into local culture and cuisine.  This article will allow tease you on how to do both while also supplying a vital snack during your bush drives. For most, the first question is “what is biltong?”.  The short quick answer would be “a kind of dried and cured...

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Ilan’s Vision Part 1

August 21, 2009
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One of my co-travelers, Ilan Hirshowitz traveled with his teenage son and father on our last Chobe trip (July 2009).  Ilan and his Dad are experienced and talented photographers.  His son, Adi came a long way in photography during the week.  Ilan has put together an audio/visual on YouTube that very nicely summarizes our...

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