A guide maneuvers a mokoro, or dugout canoe, through the shallow Okavango channels using a pole. Traditional mekoro were cut from large trees, but modern mekoro are made from fiberglass to help preserve Africa’s oldest trees.
Leopard at Watering Hole
Chobe National Park, Botswana
A Southern Red Bishop guards a nearby nesting female. Caprivi Strip, Namibia.
Lioness on the hunt in Chobe National Park, Botswana
An elephant peers into a safari vehicle as it passes by. Chobe National Park, Botswana.
Elephants drink from the Chobe River, Chobe National Park, Botswana
Okavango Delta, Botswana
Malachite Kingfisher, Okavango Delta, Botswana
You Lose Some
A Malachite Kingfisher dries out after an unsuccessful dive. Okavango Delta, Botswana
A Carmine Bee-eater finds a high perch over the Savuti marsh.
Angolan Reed Frog
An Angolan reed frog surveys its kingdom. Okavango Delta, Botswana