Serengeti is a region of grasslands and woodlands in Africa shared between the countries of Tanzania in the south and Kenya in the north. The whole region is spread over around thirty thousand square kilometers. Eighty percent of this region lies in Tanzania.
It has more than 1.6 million herbivores and thousands of predators. Mostly found animals in this region are the wildebeests, gazelles, zebras and buffalos.
This area is most famous for the migration that takes place every year. Every year around October nearly 1.5 million herbivores travel towards the southern plains, crossing the Mara River, from the northern hills for the rains. And then back to the north through the west, once again crossing the Mara river, after the rains in around April. This phenomenon is sometimes also called the Circular Migration.
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sbrizio (501) 2005-11-15 16:38
Nice shot,the giraffes are a beautifulst subject.
mitternacht (1839) 2005-11-15 16:41
Nice title. This is a postcard type of composition, beautiful. I like how they all are looking straight at you.
Marmou (396) 2005-11-15 16:46
very nice shot. Sharp and well composed. It reminds me the wild beauty of Tanzania and the so smart walk of girafes into the savana at sunset...! TFS
toni_al (15873) 2005-11-15 17:34
bonito triple retrato, creo que tu nikon les interesa:-)
vapours (8264) 2005-11-15 21:04
Great shot. These animals never cease to amaze and amuse me. The positioning is good as well.
alejandroguzman (4684) 2005-11-15 23:39
Buenos dias Oscar:
Una hermosa postal de estos bellos y peculiares animales. Armaste una composición magnifica con ellos. Y la mirada que te dieron fue GENIAL !!.
tobourge (971) 2005-11-16 1:29
Nice picture. The girafes are well positonned on you picture. Looks like they posed for you.
alainh (35579) 2005-11-16 2:06
nice and funny attitude of the giraffes. More, that's a fine shot well composed.
have a good day
summersun (4978) 2005-11-16 4:58
belle photo, j'adore leur expression curieuse, surtout celle du milieu? la lumière et les couleurs sont tres belles.
jbweasle (9373) 2005-11-21 14:50
Hello Oscar, this is a wonderful picture of these three giraffes. The lighting is good and you have captured the details of their hide perfectly. Like all good portraits you have the subject off centre and I like the other creatures in the opposite corner as a balance. Are they hyenas?
bibiweb (8) 2005-11-22 4:12
Wonderful, funny photo. I love the way they are looking at you, especially the one peeking from the back! The photo is really sharp and the colors are excellent. Very good DOF with the other animal blurred in the background.
Svillegas (1169) 2005-12-01 5:52
Preciosa foto, como consigues que estas tres bellezas posen para tí? las tres te miran!!!
anaines (827) 2006-01-12 12:32
Me encanta esta foto!! Me gustan mucho los animales y en este caso son animales que solo he visto en un zoologico y verlos aqui en un momento tan natural y curioso pero en libertad, genial!
Ah! y gracias Carlos por un comentario reciente en mi foto de Montevideo.
Nina (4963) 2006-02-03 8:15
Another super wildlife image Oscar. You can almost sense the heat of the plains. The intertwining necks are a familiar sight and you capturted it well.
- Copyright: Oscar Lopez (olopez) (4959)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 1997-08-00
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Nikon 801s, Nikkor AF 75-300 mm
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Theme(s): My wildlife photos, Animals portraits I. [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2005-11-15 16:30
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