namibian wildlife, may 2016

a giraffe enjoys a mopane leaf snack

The road signs in Namibia will alert you to the possibility of wild animals crossing…

namibian wildlife, may 2016

.. a lot!

namibian wildlife, may 2016

And one should indeed take care…

namibian wildlife, may 2016

… travelling “dead slow” when called upon to do so.

Hurrying your journey, as with many things in life, is ill-advised…

namibian wildlife, may 2016

ground squirrels sharing a secret

… you might miss something hidden, something magical.

namibian wildlife, may 2016

well camouflaged
[female steenbok  |  red-crested korhaan]

namibian wildlife, may 2016

the strutting of stuff
[ostrich]

namibian wildlife, may 2016

a proud kudu with his elegant harem

namibian wildlife, may 2016

a southern pale chanting goshawk on the lookout for a tasty morsel  |  sociable weavers gather nesting material

namibian wildlife, may 2016

red hartebeest chillin’  |  black-faced impala playing

namibian wildlife, may 2016

family time
[giraffes  |  blue wildebeest}

namibian wildlife, may 2016

solo time
[burchell’s zebra (and a distant springbok)  |  blue wildebeest]

namibian wildlife, may 2016

sweetwater, the stuff of life
[burchell’s zebra  |  springbok]

namibian wildlife, may 2016

dassie sentry, keeping watch over the youngsters
(it’s hard to believe that the dassie’s closest living relative is the elephant!)

namibian wildlife, may 2016

african elephants and a black-backed jackal in the golden hour

namibian wildlife, may 2016

more warnings: warthogs and kudu crossing

Wishing y’all a wild weekend!