westeastsouthnorth:

Victoria Falls, Border of Zambia & Zimbabwe
tect0nic:

My bones! by Valentin Uhrmeister via 500px.
njwight:

On the way home with dinner…
eclecticpandas:

from flickr
njwight:

Double dare you…
llbwwb:

Mara Stars by Elsen Karstad
highenoughtoseethesea:

Africa
ph Alan Van Gysen
rhamphotheca:

Mass Killings Can Haunt Elephants For Decades
by Virginia Morell
African elephants that have lived through the trauma of a cull—or selected killing of their kin—may look normal enough to the casual observer, but socially they are a mess.
That’s the conclusion of a new study, the first to show that human activities can disrupt the social skills of large-brained mammals that live in complex societies for decades. The finding, experts say, has implications for conservation management, which often solely focuses on the number of animals in a population, and may extend to chimpanzees, dolphins, whales, and other species…
(read more: Science News/AAAS)
photo: Graeme Shannon
stevemccurrystudios:

Nothing is surplus among the nomadic tribes that traverse the high plains of Tibet. This portrait of two nomad children reveals how the yaks that supply a tribe’s meat and milk, also supply its clothing. From the food in their stomachs to the clothes on their backs, this is a way of life in which everything serves a purpose.
This was photographed in Amdo, Tibet