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By col.campbell
On one of my last days in Kenya with spectacularly flat overcast light, I wasn't going to be put off. I was pleased just to get one or two shots where the animals weren't turning their backs and/ or moving further away (you know who you are, zebras), or gawping at me (giraffes).

Can any experts out there can shed a bit of light about the different markings of the middle one? Maybe just that that's the female and they have different markings? I doubt it as I can only recall seeing one like this, which in the meantime I have christened 'albino'.

I should have asked the guide but as usual I was bringing up the rear having stopped to take loads of photos.

In the background on the left is the country club itself, a very nice place to relax and have a meal or just a drink and outside there are all manner of bush pigs, giraffes, zebra, and birds meandering around doing their thing grazing, the young ones playing, including a peacock strutting around.

BTW I don't know if anyone uses the Geotagging feature; my figures are only approximate for any photos taken in Kenya. But they're in the right neck of the woods. My connection's so slow, I'm not going through the pain of doing them all precisely so if anyone is curious about locations, just ask.

Tags: Giraffe Kenya Giraffes Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature Aberdare country club

Voters: iancam, CherryMartin, VIKI and 2 more


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iancam 13 23 England
23 Nov 2008 3:38AM
I have seen lots of zebra backsides, They seem to do that just to annoy you. Nice family shot. well taken
Ian
CherryMartin 14 10 United States
23 Nov 2008 4:03AM
wonderful shot.

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