Caption: Lion male watches warily for scavengers while feeding on a giraffe kill,
Kruger National Park, South Africa. © Scotch Macaskill
Camera Equipment: The photograph was taken with a Canon EOS 300D (Digital Rebel) and Canon EOS
80-200mm F2.8 zoom lens, Exposure: 1/125 sec at F2.8; ISO: 400; Lens focal length: 145mm.
Location: The Kruger National Park is South Africa's premier wildlife reserve and offers a
wildlife experience that ranks with the best on the continent.
Established in 1898, the park covers nearly 2 million hectares and hosts an astonishing diversity of flora and fauna,
including 507 different birds and 147 types of mammal. In addition to elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo and rhino, there
are also large numbers of giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, hippo, antelope, and hyena.
Less common but also seen by visitors on safari are cheetah and wild dog.
Kruger Park accommodation options include chalets, cottages, bungalows, camping, bush lodges and luxury private safari lodges.
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