Victoria Falls, Border of Zambia & Zimbabwe

My bones! by Valentin Uhrmeister via 500px.

On the way home with dinner…

from flickr

Double dare you…

Mara Stars by Elsen Karstad

ph Alan Van Gysen

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

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