Female and Male Red Lechwe

Female Red Lechwe, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Male Red Lechwe, Okavango Delta, Botswana
Red lechwe are an African antelope that prefer to spend the majority of their waking hours in or around water. The top photo is the female of the species and the bottom the male. They were both part of a herd that was dashing across the flooded plain of the Okavango Delta in Botswana.
Top Photo — Nikon D300 with Nikkor 200-400mm lens (at 220mm) ISO 800, f/4 at 1/400th of a second
Bottom Photo — Nikon D300 with Nikkor 200-400mm lens (at 260mm) ISO 800, f/4 at 1/400th of a second

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4 Comments

  1. Peter Butterfield August 4, 2017 at 6:26 am #

    —– Moist August delight
    —– Gently dimorphic handsomes
    —– Well and strong at home .

  2. Rachel Bellenoit August 4, 2017 at 8:38 am #

    What a stunning looking couple! Love the actions shots!

  3. michael huber August 6, 2017 at 2:23 am #

    great pic. today.

  4. Rick Derevan August 7, 2017 at 12:31 am #

    They are really moving.

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