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Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) lying with mouth open
Caption: Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) lying with mouth open, sunning itself on the water's edge, Ndumo Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.  © Scotch Macaskill

Camera: Canon EOS 450D (Digital Rebel XSi) ; Lens: Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 IS USM Telephoto Zoom; Focal Length: 220mm; Shutter speed: 1/125; Aperture: f8; ISO: 100

Location: Situated in the northern part of South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, Ndumo Game Reserve covers an area of about 9 000 hectares. The reserve, bordering Mozambique, is renowned for its abundant and varied bird life, with some 430 species having been recorded.

For the visitor, Ndumo offers a number of attractive pans surrounded by tall fever trees and wetlands, while the surrounding acacia savannah, thick riverine bush and sand forests provide excellent game viewing opportunities.

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