De Beekse Bergen (literally 'the Beekse Mountains') is a zoo with a difference.
It started out in the late sixties as a car safari park, i.e. you could drive your own car through a park filled with exotic animals. Like a mix between a drive-in and a zoo.
The car safari still is a major draw for the Beekse Bergen, which these days also includes a small regular zoo and a cute boat safari.
An enjoyable day out, with kids and camera.
This giraffe was waggling towards our car, about to lick it. Tasty!
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mesutilgim (79420) 2014-04-21 7:42
Wonderfull portrait capture of this most curious creature of mother Nature !
Perfect chosen portrait format. Landscape would be only possible when he is sleeping !
TFS and best regards
dhananjay_sutar (56) 2014-04-21 10:15
You have got a very close and good picture of this Giraffe.
It almost looks like it's in a good mood and smiling too :) ....TFS. Have a great day.
abmdsudi (38878) 2014-04-21 23:57
A touching nature which is not always easy to get a decent shot of a real up close and personal with this majestic beautiful fella. Lovely looks like he is getting ready to give a big giraffe roar! Awesome with softness and clear detail in the textures and perfectly exposed with your 200mm lens work. A beautiful animal portrait and what an expression! Great work and tfs.
- Copyright: Benny Verbercht (BennyV) (13538)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-04-09
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Nikon D3200, Tamron AF18-200mm 3,5-6,3 XR Di II E 6
- Exposure: f/6.3, 1/2000 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-04-21 7:32