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Tähnikhüään / Spotted hyena

Posted by
Vaido (Võrumaa, Estonia) on 11 April 2016 in Animal & Insect.

Spotted hyena walking near salt lake in Ngorongoro caldera. There is a colony of lesser flamingos back there on the shore.
Tähnikhüään jalutab Ngorongoro kraatris soolajärve ääres. Tagapool kaldavees on väikeflamingode parv.
Tanzania @ January 2016

Canon EOS 5D Mark III 1/250 second F/8.0 ISO 160 135 mm

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franz from Baden, Austria

awesome capture of the 'lone hunter' with a terrific background!
(my first impression from the thumbprint was of the ice wall of a glacier in the distance ... ;-)

11 Apr 2016 8:42am

@franz: I could easily imagine the edge of the glacier now :)

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
A M A Z I N G !!!!!!!!

11 Apr 2016 10:18pm

Darkelf Photography from Perth, Australia

Love this shot! The hyena catches attention in the foreground and then I notice the flamingos - they looks almost like a mirage.

12 Apr 2016 2:46am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

These beasts are not to be messed with. Great shot!

12 Apr 2016 3:05am

Akbar&Armaghan from Gorgan, Iran


12 Apr 2016 4:02am

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Lovely animals 2016 by omid