Caption: Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) sunning itself in late afternoon on the banks of
Nyamithi Pan, 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: 300mm;
Shutter speed: 1/320; Aperture: f8; ISO: 800
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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