Get off my back

By ColleenA
Good morning...
So glad you all enjoyed my rhino images and sorry I left the best image for last. My hubby thought it was an awful pic as it was a view of their bums....I never learn, he has no clue about our tastesGrinGrinGrin
A special thank you to Ann and Bill for their UA's, always greatly appreciated.
I thought I would upload a Saturday shadow today.... a hippo with ox peckers on his back, he disappeared into the water 5 minutes later and they had to scatter
Have a great weekend, I have 4 more days of doing tourist trips around cape Town with our friends before life gets back to normal. Its been 7 weeks on the go

Tags: Wildlife and nature

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
24 Aug 2013 6:31AM
My favourites, ColleenSmileSmileSmile. I love hippos, so glad you have included some in your wonderful pf. Enjoy your weekend, hope it isn't too tiring. Carol

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andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2013 6:59AM
brilliant comp and detail colleen v1 for me today a belter nice one Wink
24 Aug 2013 7:07AM
Two excellent wildlife captures, Colleen.

24 Aug 2013 7:13AM
Our wildlife bonanza continues with these two super images, Colleen!

User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2013 7:13AM
Two excellent captures.
24 Aug 2013 7:21AM
Super images, Colleen. V1 my choice, good shadow and I like seeing the birds doing their clean-up job!

Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
24 Aug 2013 7:35AM
Good freezing morning Colleen !! Be strong and courageous, the season of business will soon be over Smile I love these images !! The image of them lazing in the water is so nice but I think V1 is excellent - especially for Saturday Smile
capto Plus
6 5.2k 8 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2013 8:30AM
V1 with the birds is my fav.Smile

moiral 8 12 Scotland
24 Aug 2013 8:31AM
Beautiful pair of images Colleen. Couldn't choose a favourite. You will be glad when a routine returns after 7 weeks on the go. Moira
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
24 Aug 2013 8:44AM
Well Colleen I've enjoyed your 7 weeks on the go images,but I am sure that you need a little rest now.
but keep sending them in.
These two today I love them.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
24 Aug 2013 9:30AM
Wonderful images, Colleen!
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2013 9:31AM
Nature in tandemSmile

My you are a busy personWink

howdog 9 25 1 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2013 10:01AM
Nice set of shots Colleen.
24 Aug 2013 10:03AM
2 Great Hippo Images love V1 with the 7 OxpeckersGrin
Regards Brian
jdinne 15 16 England
24 Aug 2013 10:25AM
Two great shots Colleen V1 for me.

Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2013 11:22AM
An excellent capture with those ox peckers on board.
saltireblue Plus
8 7.9k 33 Norway
24 Aug 2013 11:42AM
I guess that after the birds have finished lunching on you and removing all the small tics and fleas, then you are covered in bird poo, so what could be more natural than a leisurely bathe to remove the pooGrin

Nikonuser1 Plus
5 152 16 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2013 11:45AM
2 great images Colleen, well capturedSmile

CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2013 11:53AM
Two great shots ColleenSmile
24 Aug 2013 12:17PM
Great images Colleen, love V1.

Jenny Smile
9 10 10 England
24 Aug 2013 1:02PM
Both so good will have to have half a vote each.SmileSmile
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
24 Aug 2013 2:16PM
Well,that is one way to get them off their backs Colleen,
by diving into the water !!
Good shots.
Brian65 9 2 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2013 4:30PM
2 Cracking shots Colleen, well taken.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
24 Aug 2013 4:39PM
Lovely shots, Colleen - V1 really made me chuckle! Grin
Trev Smile
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
24 Aug 2013 5:58PM
Great with the peckers

24 Aug 2013 6:11PM
Beautiful pair of images, v1 for me
JuBarney 6 26 3 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2013 6:40PM
Two splendid shots; lovely to see them wild.
24 Aug 2013 7:29PM
Two wonderful images Colleen. Love them both Grin

Mike_Smith Plus
10 486 1 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2013 7:44PM
Two cracking shots Colleen, Hippo's look to me to be a powerful animal, i wouldn't like to cross one
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2013 8:28PM
2 beautiful image Colleen,

Ali Smile
24 Aug 2013 9:55PM
V2 is something very special, Colleen ! Iiiihanaa,as we say in Finland!Wink ---- Jukka.
24 Aug 2013 10:00PM
Two lovely shots Colleen. You will need another holiday soon - just for a rest. Cathy
widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
25 Aug 2013 12:19AM
Two great shots Colleen Smile

Potra 5 Venezuela
25 Aug 2013 1:40AM
Great shots, perfect title!
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
26 Aug 2013 9:57PM
The best shadow saturday image involving wildlife I've seen on the site, v1 is marvellous
27 Aug 2013 3:34PM
both have loads of appeal Colleen so two votes

Barleybank 12 15 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2013 2:35PM
Great set of images Colleen, you're certainly in the right place for the wildlife.

annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
4 Sep 2013 10:12PM
great does he have numbered zones on his back so that they know where to scratch?

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