Hyena on the Lookout


On the morning after we witnessed the Cheli Pride feasting on a zebra kill, we returned to the kill site to see if there was anything left, or any activity.

A hyena or two had been on the scene, and this fellow, by now in the distance, had grabbed a piece of what little was left, and trotted off into the plains a little further away.

While the predation of an animal is nature's way in the wilderness, and at times difficult to watch or accept, nothing goes to waste, and one animal's demise represents the continued survival of other species.  It is a fine balance, but it works.

Published on Wednesday, 5th August, 2015.


Date Monday, 8th June, 2015
Time 8:02am
Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Lens Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS USM
Extender Canon Extender EF 1.4x II
Focal Length 560mm
Aperture f/4
Shutter Speed 1/1,600th of a second
ISO 200
Exposure Mode Manual
Subject Distance 49.7m




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