Nature was what my Zambia visit was all about. I saw a lot of wildlife during those few days. Here are the pictures.

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All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Wildlife

View Lower Zambezi National
View of the Lower Zambezi National Park with the Zambezi River in the background. (1169k)
Sunrise Lower Zambezi National
Sunrise in the Lower Zambezi National Park. (694k)
View Lower Zambezi National
View in the Lower Zambezi National Park with elephant, baboon, and multiple birds. (811k)
Common Impala (Aepyceros melampus melampus)
Various animals in the Lower Zambezi National Park (Common Impalas (Aepyceros melampus melampus, german: Schwarzfersen­antilope, french: Impala), Grayfoot Chacma Baboons (Papio ursinus griseipes, german: Bärenpavian, french: Chacma), Western Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis ibis, german: Kuhreiher, french: Héron garde-bœufs)). (1289k)
Ringed Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus ellipsiprymnus)
Various animals in the Lower Zambezi National Park (Ringed Waterbucks (Kobus ellipsiprymnus ellipsiprymnus, german: Ellipsen-Wasserbock, french: Cobe à croissant), Southern Warthogs (Phacochoerus africanus sundevallii, german: Warzenschwein, french: Phacochère), Grayfoot Chacma Baboons (Papio ursinus griseipes, german: Bärenpavian, french: Chacma)). (1178k)
Along Zambezi Tree May
Along the Zambezi. This tree may soon come down. (925k)
Termite Mound
Termite mound. (942k)
Bones Such Piles Bones
Bones. Such piles of bones were everywhere. (977k)
Baboon Skull
Baboon skull. (1207k)
Buffalo Skull
Buffalo skull. (1.6M)
Hippo Path Hippos Land
Hippo path. Hippos go on land at night to forage. Hippos walk with the left feet and the right feet quite separated. Therefore the hippo paths have a ridge in the center. (1.8M)
Elephant Path Elephants Opposed
Elephant path. Elephants (as opposed to hippos) walk with all feet more in a line, not separated as hippos. Therefore elephant paths don't have a ridge in the center. (1334k)
Elephant Dung Everywhere
Elephant dung is everywhere. (650k)
Lianas
Lianas. (1433k)
Winter-flowering Senna (Senna singueana)
Winter-flowering Senna (Senna singueana). (1.6M)
Winter Thorn (Faidherbia albida)
Winter Thorn (Faidherbia albida, german: Anabaum, french: Balanzan). (1253k)
Umbrella Thorn (Vachellia tortilis)
Umbrella Thorn (Vachellia tortilis, german: Schirmakazie, french: Acacia faux-gommier). (1192k)
Strangler Fig
Strangler Fig. (1.7M)
Sycamore Fig (Ficus sycomorus)
Sycamore Fig (Ficus sycomorus, german: Maulbeer-Feige, french: Figuier sycomore). (1438k)
African Star Chestnut (Sterculia africana)
African Star Chestnut (Sterculia africana). (1408k)
Makalani Palm (Hyphaene petersiana)
Makalani Palms (Hyphaene petersiana). (1207k)
Makalani Palm (Hyphaene petersiana)
Makalani Palm (Hyphaene petersiana) and elephant. The elephants love the palm fruits. (1240k)
African Ebony Don't Know
African Ebony (I don't know what species). (1.8M)
African Baobab (Adansonia digitata)
African Baobab (Adansonia digitata, german: Afrikanischer Affenbrotbaum, french: Baobab africain). (1170k)
African Baobab (Adansonia digitata)
Large African Baobab (Adansonia digitata, german: Afrikanischer Affenbrotbaum, french: Baobab africain). (1143k)
African Baobab (Adansonia digitata)
Sunset behind an African Baobab (Adansonia digitata, german: Afrikanischer Affenbrotbaum, french: Baobab africain). (884k)
Impala Browse Line Trees
Impala browse line. The trees don't have branches that are within reach of an Impala. The trees branch out above that height. (1.6M)
Funnel Weaver (Agelenidae gen.)
Web of a Funnel Weaver (Agelenidae gen., german: Trichterspinnen). (1317k)
Matabele Ant (Megaponera analis)
Raiding party of Matabele Ants (Megaponera analis, french: Fourmi Matabele). They go out in such a group of a few hundred ants, find a termite mound and break in, kill the termites and carry them back to their colony for food. (1.5M)
Brown-veined White (Belenois aurota aurota)
Brown-veined White butterfly (Belenois aurota aurota). (628k)
Small Orange Tip (Colotis evagore antigone)
Small Orange Tip butterfly (Colotis evagore antigone, french: Piéride du câprier). (604k)
Kirby's Dropwing (Trithemis kirbyi)
Kirby's Dropwing (Trithemis kirbyi, german: Gefleckter Sonnenzeiger). (508k)
Dragonfly (Anisoptera fam.)
Dragonfly (Anisoptera fam., german: Großlibellen). (539k)
Lucia Widow (Palpopleura lucia)
Lucia Widow (Palpopleura lucia). (651k)
Violet Dropwing (Trithemis annulata)
Violet Dropwing (Trithemis annulata, german: Violetter Sonnenzeiger, french: Trithémis pourpré). (501k)
Julia Skimmer (Orthetrum julia)
Julia Skimmer (Orthetrum julia). (487k)
Tropical House Gecko (Hemidactylus mabouia)
Tropical House Gecko (Hemidactylus mabouia, french: Gecko des maisons). (556k)
Smith's Bush Squirrel (Paraxerus cepapi)
Smith's Bush Squirrel (Paraxerus cepapi, german: Smith-Buschhörnchen). (967k)
Brown Greater Galago (Otolemur crassicaudatus)
Brown Greater Galago (Otolemur crassicaudatus, german: Großohr-Riesengalago, french: Galago à queue touffue). (566k)
Rusty-spotted Genet (Genetta maculata)
Rusty-spotted Genet (Genetta maculata, german: Großfleck-Ginsterkatze, french: Genette à taches rousses). (569k)
Slender Mongoose (Herpestes sanguineus)
Slender Mongoose (Herpestes sanguineus, german: Schlankmanguste, french: Mangouste rouge). (1003k)
Slender Mongoose (Herpestes sanguineus)
Slender Mongoose (Herpestes sanguineus, german: Schlankmanguste, french: Mangouste rouge). (769k)
White-tailed Mongoose (Ichneumia albicauda)
White-tailed Mongoose (Ichneumia albicauda, german: Weißschwanz­manguste, french: Mangouste à queue blanche). (540k)
Cape Porcupine (Hystrix africaeaustralis)
Cape Porcupine (Hystrix africaeaustralis, german: Südafrikanisches Stachelschwein, french: Porc-épic du Cap). (932k)
Chobe Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus ornatus)
Chobe Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus ornatus, german: Buschbock, french: Guib harnaché). (846k)
Chobe Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus ornatus)
Chobe Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus ornatus, german: Buschbock, french: Guib harnaché) leaping over a brook. (923k)
Impala Harem Male Left
Impala harem. The male is on the left, the others are his females. (1107k)
Small Impala Harem
Small Impala harem. (1225k)
Common Impala (Aepyceros melampus melampus)
Female Common Impalas (Aepyceros melampus melampus, german: Schwarzfersen­antilope, french: Impala). (747k)
Common Impala (Aepyceros melampus melampus)
Young male Common Impala (Aepyceros melampus melampus, german: Schwarzfersen­antilope, french: Impala). (752k)
Common Impala (Aepyceros melampus melampus)
Male Common Impala (Aepyceros melampus melampus, german: Schwarzfersen­antilope, french: Impala). (863k)
Common Impala (Aepyceros melampus melampus)
Male Common Impala (Aepyceros melampus melampus, german: Schwarzfersen­antilope, french: Impala), scent marking his territory. (980k)
Fighting Male Impalas
Fighting male Impalas. (1325k)
Jumping Impala Do Running
Jumping Impala. They do that when running away from something. (767k)
Ringed Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus ellipsiprymnus)
Male and female Ringed Waterbucks (Kobus ellipsiprymnus ellipsiprymnus, german: Ellipsen-Wasserbock, french: Cobe à croissant). (1085k)
Ringed Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus ellipsiprymnus)
Female Ringed Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus ellipsiprymnus, german: Ellipsen-Wasserbock, french: Cobe à croissant). You can see the characteristic "toilet seat" white ring around the tail. (1089k)
Ringed Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus ellipsiprymnus)
Male Ringed Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus ellipsiprymnus, german: Ellipsen-Wasserbock, french: Cobe à croissant). (1082k)
Southern Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros strepsiceros)
Female Southern Greater Kudus (Tragelaphus strepsiceros strepsiceros, german: Strepsiceros, french: Grand koudou). (1180k)
Southern Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros strepsiceros)
Male Southern Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros strepsiceros, german: Strepsiceros, french: Grand koudou). (982k)
Moloney's Blue Monkey (Cercopithecus mitis moloneyi)
Moloney's Blue Monkey (Cercopithecus mitis moloneyi, german: Diademmeerkatze, french: Singe bleu). (1043k)
Southern Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus pygerythrus)
Southern Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus pygerythrus, german: Südliche Grünmeerkatze, french: Vervet bleu). (1034k)
Grayfoot Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus griseipes)
Grayfoot Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus griseipes, german: Bärenpavian, french: Chacma). (1002k)
Grayfoot Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus griseipes)
Female Grayfoot Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus griseipes, german: Bärenpavian, french: Chacma) with baby. (877k)
Grayfoot Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus griseipes)
Female Grayfoot Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus griseipes, german: Bärenpavian, french: Chacma) with baby climbing a tree. (865k)
Southern Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus sundevallii)
Southern Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus sundevallii, german: Warzenschwein, french: Phacochère). (980k)
Spotted Hyena (Crocuta crocuta)
Spotted Hyena (Crocuta crocuta, german: Tüpfelhyäne, french: Hyène tachetée). (354k)
Southern African Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus cowiei)
Southern African Crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus cowiei, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (1227k)
Southern African Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus cowiei)
Southern African Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus cowiei, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (967k)
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius)
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie) in the water. (782k)
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius)
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie). (1102k)
Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)
Herd of Cape Buffaloes (Syncerus caffer caffer, german: Kaffernbüffel, french: Buffle d'Afrique). (1365k)
Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)
Cape Buffaloes (Syncerus caffer caffer, german: Kaffernbüffel, french: Buffle d'Afrique). (961k)
Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer)
Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer, german: Kaffernbüffel, french: Buffle d'Afrique) and Southern African Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus cowiei, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (1358k)
Cape Wild Dog (Lycaon pictus pictus)
Cape Wild Dogs (Lycaon pictus pictus, german: Afrikanischer Wildhund, french: Chien sauvage d'Afrique). (1012k)
Cape Wild Dog (Lycaon pictus pictus)
Closer view of Cape Wild Dogs (Lycaon pictus pictus, german: Afrikanischer Wildhund, french: Chien sauvage d'Afrique). (868k)
African Leopard (Panthera pardus pardus)
African Leopard (Panthera pardus pardus, german: Leopard, french: Léopard d'Afrique) in a tree. (962k)
African Leopard (Panthera pardus pardus)
African Leopard (Panthera pardus pardus, german: Leopard, french: Léopard d'Afrique). (883k)
African Leopard (Panthera pardus pardus)
African Leopard (Panthera pardus pardus, german: Leopard, french: Léopard d'Afrique). (1246k)
African Leopard (Panthera pardus pardus)
African Leopard (Panthera pardus pardus, german: Leopard, french: Léopard d'Afrique). (1033k)
African Leopard (Panthera pardus pardus)
African Leopard (Panthera pardus pardus, german: Leopard, french: Léopard d'Afrique). (1045k)
African Leopard Track Larger
African Leopard track. The larger print is the front leg. (1441k)
Southern Lion (Panthera leo melanochaita)
Southern Lion (Panthera leo melanochaita, german: Löwe, french: Lion). (707k)
Southern Lion (Panthera leo melanochaita)
Southern Lion (Panthera leo melanochaita, german: Löwe, french: Lion). (701k)
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana)
African Bush Elephants (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (1205k)
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana)
African Bush Elephants (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (1232k)
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana)
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (1189k)
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana)
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique) with baby. (1300k)
Drinking Elephants
Drinking Elephants. (1029k)
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana)
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (1487k)
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana)
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (1083k)
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana)
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (922k)
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Male African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique) with 'fifth leg'. (1302k)
Irritated Elephant Kicking Dust
Irritated elephant, kicking up dust to intimidate us. (694k)
Elephant Playing Mud
Elephant playing in the mud. (1305k)
Baby Elephant Had Mother
Baby elephant had lost his mother. He was running around for a while, looking scared, till he found his mother again. (1047k)
Baby Elephant Grayfoot Chacma
Baby Elephant and Grayfoot Chacma Baboon scaring each other. The baby elephant was mock charging the baboon, but when the baboon started screeching, the baby elephant got scared and ran. (975k)

Movies

African Leopard
African Leopard. (20.4M)
Baby Elephant
Baby Elephant. (5.3M)
Elephant Shaking Tree Drop
Elephant shaking a tree to drop the fruits. The elephants love the fruit from these trees. (9.9M)
Elephant Herd
Elephant herd. (16.9M)

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