Travel photo of the day (Aug. 26)

This photo was taken right after the mating process.  It lasts for four days and occurs every 10-25 minutes.   Okavango Delta, Botswana.

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TB Markinson is an American living in England. When she isn’t writing, she’s traveling the world, watching sports on the telly, visiting pubs, or reading. Not necessarily in that order.
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27 Responses to Travel photo of the day (Aug. 26)

  1. Seasweetie says:

    They do look rather relaxed… but I like their concept of mating!!

  2. Fergiemoto says:

    Nice photo! They must be very exhausted!

    • TBM says:

      I would imagine! Our guide said that it could be harder on the male since if another female during this season selects him he won’t get much rest. It is possible that after this experience he has to start all over with another female. The men in our tour group were quite impressed with this.

  3. Jo Bryant says:

    I bet the men were impressed. 🙂

  4. Michelle says:

    once again, awesome picture!!!

  5. niasunset says:

    They seem so beautiful… and yes in peace! Well captured, Thank you, have a nice weekend, with my love, nia

  6. Paul says:

    Two lions rootin’! Amazing!

  7. IsobelandCat says:

    You are talking about the lions aren’t you? 🙂

  8. deslily says:

    awww tired little puddy cats lol

  9. T.F.Walsh says:

    Wow, they will be exhausted after those 4 days:) Hope you’ve been well.

    • TBM says:

      Yeah 4 days, every 10-25 minutes day and night would be tiring. But they do sleep a lot as well. Things are good here. Just waiting for the hurricane to hit Boston. Have a great weekend.

  10. Nice! Now that explains the glow in their faces (teehee). 😉

  11. Kame says:

    wow…a tiresome mating process

  12. Nandini says:

    Camouflage, they don’t want to be disturbed. 😀

  13. Ipodman says:

    Wow amazing picture! How close were they to you?

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