Caption: Blue Wildebeest male (Connochaetes taurinus) heading towards waterhole for a welcome drink, Mkuze Game Reserve,
KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
© Scotch Macaskill
Camera: Canon EOS 350D ( Digital Rebel XT); Lens: Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM; Focal Length: 170mm; Aperture: f/7.1; Shutter Speed: 1/250; ISO: 400
Location: Mkuzi (Mkhuze) Game Reserve is a 40,000-hectare wildlife sanctuary that lies in the north of South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal Province.
It was proclaimed a protected area in 1912 and is renowned for its birdlife, with more than 400 birds recorded there.
Mkuzi comprises a wide diversity of natural habitats allowing it to accommodate a good mix of wildlife, including
black and white rhinoceros, elephant, giraffe, hippo, nyala antelope, blue wildebeest, impala, kudu, and other smaller antelope.
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