February 2011 Archives

February 28, 2011

Lilac breasted roller

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February 27, 2011

Female giraffe

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You can tell this one is a girl because she has little tufts of hair on her horns. Males fight and the hair gets rubbed off as a result.

February 26, 2011

Curious lion cub

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February 25, 2011

Zebra and young

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February 24, 2011

Baboon family

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February 23, 2011

Elephant mother and calf

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February 22, 2011

Mother hippopotamus and baby

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February 21, 2011

Baby cow pie

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February 20, 2011

Goats

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February 19, 2011

Vervets


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I don't think breastfeeding in public is obscene, but some people do. Here's a mother vervet monkey doing something that some humans prefer to do in private.

February 18, 2011

Waterbucks

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A harem of waterbucks at Tarangire National Park. Yes, sometimes girls need to take care of pressing matters too.

February 17, 2011

Cape Buffalo

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A cape buffalo nonchalantly relieves himself at Serengeti National Park.

February 16, 2011

Black Rhinoceros

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A black rhinoceros bull marks his territory.

February 15, 2011

Zebra

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Here we have another photograph of a zebra doing something else that humans normally do in private.

February 14, 2011

While the kid is watching

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A pair of zebras gettin' it on while a young one looks on at Ngorongoro National Park.

Happy Valentine's Day!

February 13, 2011

Chinstrap and gentoo fighting

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A chinstrap penguin and gentoo penguin fighting at Port Lockroy.

February 12, 2011

Adelie eating snow

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An adelie penguin eats snow on Petermann Island.

February 11, 2011

Phases of penguin breaching

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Gentoo penguins breaching off the coast of Petermann Island.

February 10, 2011

Flapping adelies

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A pair of adelie penguins flapping their flippers in unison in the South Penola Strait.

February 9, 2011

Penguin in the snow

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A gentoo penguin on Danco Island.

February 8, 2011

A skua steals a baby chinstrap

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A skua antagonizes a chinstrap penguin, causing it to stand up and reveal the baby under its feet. In the second frame, the stolen baby penguin can be seen in the skua's beak. There is also a lone macaroni penguin in the rookery, much like Lovelace from Happy Feet. Photo taken on Half Moon Island.

February 7, 2011

Gentoo feeding chick

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Penguins feed their young by regurgitating ingested food. Yum!

February 6, 2011

Gentoos on the lookout

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This photograph of gentoo penguins standing guard on Barrientos Island was taken on my first Antarctic landing. A unique feature of this island is that it is free of ice, and the land is delicately covered with moss that is struggling to survive.

February 5, 2011

Jason

February 4, 2011

Kentucky Fried Woman

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February 3, 2011

Anna Conda

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February 2, 2011

Call to action

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Taken at the fundraiser at El Rio to support Lyon Martin Health Services.

February 1, 2011

Japan

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Deena as "Japan" from Hetalia: Axis Powers