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Gelada Threat Display Sequence

By SteveMackay  
Here's a shot to go with my previous Gelada Baboon image, I created this composite of four images, to show the build up to the fourth/far right image.
The "bleeding heart" is easily covered up by the hairy chest (especially when they walk) and that's what is happening in the middle two shots.
Once again, I was a long way away from this guy and was not antagonising him in any way, he was also doing this threat display to his females and anything else that moved, I stayed for about 2 hours to get this sequence of shots with him actually looking at my camera.
Thanks for looking and thanks for comments and votes on my last pic, it's much appreciated!! Smile

Tags: Captive Pets and captive animals Gelada baboon Howletts animal park

Voters: NaturesHaven, ColleenA, boov and 21 more

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ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 Australia
1 Nov 2013 11:07AM
An incredible sequence of images, well worth the time amazing display, quite scary....great captures

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Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
1 Nov 2013 12:14PM
Amazing. So worth the wait to get the shots to create this image. Those teeth look very dangerous and he is really menacing looking.
UrbaneMagick 6 172 1 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2013 12:23PM
Hi Steve,
I liked your previous image of this , but the sequence lifts it to something really quite special.

Greyheron 16 282 7 England
1 Nov 2013 12:37PM
Your patience paid off handsomely Steve - a fine, detailed sequence of images…

1 Nov 2013 12:40PM
Amazing and freaky at the same time.
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
1 Nov 2013 4:13PM
Got to be about the best so far Steve. A really wonderful sequence and stunning presentation.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
1 Nov 2013 6:07PM
Superb sequence of images Steve, perfectly displayed !!
2 Nov 2013 8:21AM
Thanks for comments and votes all, it's really appreciated!, cheers! Smile

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