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Baboon domestic

By BrianSS
Taken in the Kruger National Park, South Africa. At the time I noticed this fight I only had my standard lens fitted because I had been photographing other Baboons close up, and by the time I had fitted my telephoto lens the fight would have been all over. So it's a heavy crop and not as sharp as I would like but I like the impact it has. A split second after I took this shot the baboon with his back to the camera took off like a bat out of hell!

Tags: South africa Kruger Baboon Wildlife and nature

Voters: cats_123, wenzu78, WhiteRose1 and 6 more


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cats_123 Plus
12 4.5k 26 Northern Ireland
22 Nov 2012 11:48AM
given this my UA for the absolutely spot on timing GrinGrin

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BrianSS 9 368 38 England
22 Nov 2012 11:51AM
Well thank you Jeff, much appreciated! Grin I have just entered it in a wildlife competition I saw on EPZ.
Hermanus 3 4 South Africa
22 Nov 2012 1:24PM
Great capture of my family up north !! Those fangs are deadly !!
would not like to get in the way brill shot like from me. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
strokebloke Plus
7 493 17 England
22 Nov 2012 3:25PM
Very well caught The important bits are sharp enough to get the message.
Glad I'm not a baboon.
danbrann Plus
11 576 16
23 Nov 2012 1:53PM
That does look like a fight and a half. Excellent timing.

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