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Sable: An Antelope with a Purpose

May 16, 2016

Sable: An Antelope with a Purpose

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Charles Gangas Charles Gangas

Intent on finding a herd of elephants, we were moving quickly thru the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe in a Land Cruiser when off on the left side of the road we spotted a small herd of sable hunkered down.

We stopped, and just as our vehicle came to a halt, the sable moved quickly across the road and into the bush on the other side. The animals were concerned for a reason – there were several very young calves within their herd.

I took several quick shots as the antelope ran across our path. This was my favorite from the sequence.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This photo was chosen as one of our top submissions from our Wild View It’s All Black and White Assignment.

Nikon D810, Nikkor 500mm f4 Lens, Nikon TC-14E III Teleconverter

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