Wildlife Photography

Challenge #12 in the Prime Subjects of Photography series. Hosted by Mark Scott Abeln.
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Submit a photograph of a large animal in the wild. These will typically be taken with long telephoto lenses.
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Africa 2010_3989
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We were sitting in a boat right in the middle of a breeding herd of elephants taking a bath in the Chobe River, Botsuana - when this lady here decided to take offence and started to advance toward us - luckily she was proceeding slowly, allowing us to leave ;-)
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Submitted: Thursday, 28th July, 2011 14:53 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 2nd April, 2008
Focal length: 300 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1250 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 200
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