Brown Hyena in the Kalahari

by Bob Shepardson
(DeBary, Fl. U.S.A.)

Initial sighting

Initial sighting

Initial sighting
Getting thirsty
On the way to the water
Pesky dragon fly

Like for a lot of folks, prior to this trip, Brown Hyena have been hard to find in the daylight, or after dark for that matter. That changed on our latest trip. On this trip we were able to see and photograph 3 Browns. As usual Sherry made the best sighting of one lying under a bush which moved to a waterhole while we watched. These photos are of that animal. In total we took in excess of 1,000 photos of Browns this trip. Who knows when we'll see one again. Hope you enjoy.

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Apr 21, 2016
good sighting
by: Charles

i didn't realize hyenas have such lovable faces - or is it just this one!?

Apr 20, 2016
Love the pics
by: Jenny

Thanks for sharing your special moments with us Bob and Sherry, these guys are not easy to find so well done. Love the pics.

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