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My best African safari photos - 2007

After many requests, I am finally posting the best photos from my 2007 African Safari to Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Botswana (by way of Amsterdam). Please let me know if you like them. Full prints of the photos may be available upon request. Email sfoshee@yahoo.com. All photos Copyright 2007 by D. Scott Foshee.

This was a schoolboy I saw during a school visit we made in Karatu, Tanzania, near Gibbs Farm.
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A Kudu we saw one misty morning going down the mountain in Tanzania.
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A herd of elephants drinking in Chobe National Park, Botswana.
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A giraffe says hello in Chobe National Park, Botswana.
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A warthog down on its knees rooting around in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. Warthogs have terrific personalities!
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A flamingo and its reflection in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. It reminded me of the movie Out of Africa!
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A Cape Buffalo in a bog in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania.
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An impossibly huge hippo emerging from the water in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania!
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Giraffes and zebras with an acacia tree on the plains of Tanzania.
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A rare close-up cheetah sighting with her cubs. She had five cubs, and later we watched as she took down an antelope.
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A leopard jumping from a tree in Tanzania.
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An angry leopard stares us down! Tanzania.
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A rare shot of two lions in a tree. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. Lions don't usually climb trees.
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Giraffe bachelor herd. Tanzania.
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A hippo yawning, with baby. Tanzania.
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A Maasai woman wearing handcrafted bead necklaces. Tanzania.
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A baboon mother and baby in Tanzania. Her troop invaded our breakfast!
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Say AAAHHHHH!!! Tanzania.
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Male Ostrich, Tanzania.
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Two beautiful women talking on the streets of Arusha, Tanzania.
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Two schoolchildren saying hello! Arusha, Tanzania.
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A leopard in a tree, licking its chops. Chobe national park, Botswana.
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A woman and child on the streets of Arusha, Tanzania.
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A smiling woman talks to us in the kitchen of her house in Soweto, South Africa.
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This giraffe, along with about seven others, slowly strolled between us and Lake Manyara while we were eating lunch in the bush. Lake Manyara, Tanzania.
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A small child singing in Soweto, South Africa.
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A beautiful smile! Look at his eyes. Tanzania.
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A face to tell a thousand stories. Tanzania.
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Descending into Ngorongoro crater, Tanzania at sunrise.
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I played soccer in the street with these children using cans and balled-up rags. We had a blast! Tanzania.
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A beautiful girl in Livingstone, Zambia.
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A full shot of the two lions up in a tree. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.
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Hippo eyes! Tanzania.
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Sunset in the Serengeti. Tanzania.
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Every sunset in Africa was a beautiful free show. Serengeti, Tanzania.
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Two giraffes fighting - very slowly. Tanzania.
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Nine - count 'em - nine lions! Say cheese!
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Scott being kissed by a giraffe! Nairobi, Kenya.
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A man in a local market. Kenya.
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Close up of an elephant. We were about ten feet away, and he trumpeted, warning us away from the babies in the herd. We retreated very quickly. Chobe National Park, Botswana.
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A fantastic smile! We met many terrific students during a school visit in Zimbabwe.
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A giraffe and acacia tree on the plains of Kenya. I thought that the giraffes looked like tall clipper ships making their way slowly across the ocean, their sails billowing.
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This is one of my favorite shots. A Maasai warrior, Kenya.
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Child with a knit hat. Soweto, South Africa.
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Maasai women with handmade bead jewlery. Kenya.
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My favorite sunset. Sunset at Sweetwater game preserve, Kenya.
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A baby zebra! Notice the brown stripes - they turn black later. Kenya.
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Maasai men doing a jumping dance. They bounce up and down like pogo sticks. The one who jumps highest is the most attractive to the women. Kenya.
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Maasai women with ear piercings. The men used to get ear piercings like this too, but in recent years when the boys go to school, they tend to get portions of their ears torn off in fights.
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A Maasai child sitting in the dust.
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A lone elephant in a bog at sunset, in the shadow of Kilimanjaro. Another one of my favorites. Kenya.
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A zebra says hello! Kenya.
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A full moon rising over Lake Burunge, Tanzania. It took me quite a while to get this shot without a tripod.
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A small child in a chair in Soweto, South Africa.
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