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Female Hyena

By Gray_ina
Thank you so much for the c'c on the Fox upload - much appreciated.
Thought I'll share another shot from our safari in South Africa (feels like a distant memory now Sad)we saw this Female Hyena shortly after we encountered the wild dogs she was making her way to the den - a drainage pipe under the road, just stoped and looked at us for a few seconds and I managed to get this shot - hope you like it gray

Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: Imagephotographics, Greyheron, ChrisWallace and 27 more

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6 Feb 2011 11:56AM
Sorry should be Nikon D90 and Nikon 18-135mm lens - don't know how to edit that bit of info - gray

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6 Feb 2011 12:09PM
What a great capture Gray - wonderful detail & light in this fine shot !

Chris
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
6 Feb 2011 12:22PM
An excellent image, Gray, a great pose, very well captured. Carol
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
6 Feb 2011 2:19PM
Afternoon Gray
This is excellent, the tones in this capture are fantastic, you have done well to seperate from B/G, their camouflage is so good it is hard to spot them in the bush.

Regards

Trev.
Gezina 10 3 6 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2011 5:24PM
A grand shot with very good detail - can't help but think they have got a menacing expression at the best of times - Ina
A beautiful capture of this Hyena with outstanding detail and colouring.
Steve.
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2011 6:27PM
I think she is very brave here Gray with the grin that she is giving to you! maybe a tasty morsel from you? well captured and great to see with the greenery behind her too, as really brings her out
Lillian
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
6 Feb 2011 7:54PM
Cracking good shot Graham. You have done so well to use the green bush as the BG, this does give her so much more emphasise; might have been a little difficult against the rest as she is so much of the same colour as the ground and leaf litter.
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2011 8:34PM
well done on a great shot
Alec1 8 4 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2011 9:02PM
A fine capture Graham.
Alec
Ray42 8 3 England
7 Feb 2011 8:02AM
A great shot Gray - plenty of good detail - see that you only used a 18-135mm lens - good jopb you were in the car with those teeth
WL_Harris 8 3 2 United States
8 Feb 2011 11:37AM
Nice shot Gray.
What a trip you had and you have brought back some excellent shots to remember it by.
Lee
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
8 Feb 2011 2:47PM
Great capture Graham - I always think these look really mean and sly and you have captured the expression perfectly.
Sylvia
User_Removed 6 34 4 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2011 8:53PM
An excellent image, Gray, a great pose, very well captured.
Luke
8 Feb 2011 10:21PM
cracking shot I always think these are funny looking animals
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
14 Feb 2011 6:47PM
Great image, what an ugly animal. ......Sandy
rogerfry 11 543 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2011 8:58AM
She looks in very good condition Gray......a nice image.
(Just got back from the Mara last week, so happily our safari memories are still very fresh!)

Roger

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