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This mother was very protective of her calf. She was not going to let me photograph the youngster. I didn't!

Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:100-400
Title:"Go Away!!!"
Username:wideangler wideangler
Uploaded:16 Jun 2010 - 9:30 PM
Tags:Elephant threatens, Tsavo east, Wildlife / nature
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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
16 Jun 2010 - 9:40 PM

Well, I would have beat a hasty retreat, lol. Great photos though. Moira

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andymark
andymark  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2010 - 9:44 PM

3 amazing shots love them all

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jackitec
jackitec  6 Spain
16 Jun 2010 - 9:48 PM

Super shot,

Jack.

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Dave_Holdham
16 Jun 2010 - 10:10 PM

Superb trio, i think i would have needed a longer lens. lol, well captured

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2010 - 10:10 PM

Superb shots - think you were wise not to try to photograph the young one!!
Joan.

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rogerfry
rogerfry e2 Member 8501 forum postsrogerfry vcard United Kingdom
16 Jun 2010 - 10:24 PM

Neil. these are brilliant !

My pick would be V3.....super light, and those ears!

(Vicky seems to be on the way back, but I wouldn't bank on it lasting!)

Roger

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2010 - 10:41 PM

brilliant set of captures thats one angry looking mum v3 for me tonight a cracker Wink
andy

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lianna
lianna  4 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2010 - 12:05 AM

three cracking shots, for me it has to be v2, there is something about that sway that is just adorable!!! truly superb shots, all worthy of individual clicks x x

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2010 - 7:21 AM

She doesnt look to happy about it all - three great shots of this magnificent beast - the view large was well worth the peep - v1 is the pick of the bunch

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2010 - 1:43 PM

Fabulous shots
I wouldnt either ... a lot of animal there

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Roly
Roly  7 Wales
17 Jun 2010 - 8:14 PM

Great set I would have been gone in a flash.....

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HobbitDave
17 Jun 2010 - 8:58 PM

Wow, three great shots. I think I wouldn't want get in the way of her either.
Dave.

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KevinWalsham
17 Jun 2010 - 9:05 PM

three cracking images all top winners for me

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patspeirs
patspeirs  7 Scotland
17 Jun 2010 - 9:55 PM

Guess they have right of way!! Excellent trio.
Pat

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wideangler
17 Jun 2010 - 10:35 PM


Quote: Three cracking images all top winners for me

Kevin, thanks for the sentiment and for your very generous award; I think the lady put on a fearsome show and I was lucky to capture a few good shots before skulking away in dissaray - I'm glad you enjoyed them and I'm grateful for the recognition, it means a great deal.

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finepetportraits

A fantastic set of shots, well done!!

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mrjt
mrjt  8 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2010 - 6:32 PM

FIRST CLASS, All of the shots.

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rpba18205
rpba18205 e2 Member 4rpba18205 vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2010 - 8:20 PM

Spectacular shots. All three.
Rob.

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johnjones
johnjones  4 England
18 Jun 2010 - 8:40 PM

3 Excellent shots all fab
jj

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fatmod
fatmod  8 England
19 Jun 2010 - 10:35 PM

superb series of shots

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 4accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2010 - 8:14 AM

Fabulous set of Jumbo images. Makes me homesick! A

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2010 - 10:33 PM

What a marvellous set of shots, Neil. Each is a beauty and so deserving of the awarded UA.
Regards, Ronnie.

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Gezina
Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2010 - 8:01 PM

Wise decision Neil - lovely shots but boy it is dry - Ina

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2010 - 10:10 PM

Three tremendous shots of this magnificent beast, she certainly looks formidable and not to be messed with!

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