Z is for Zebra

Well folks, today is my last entry for Frizztext’s A-Z archive photo challenge. I knew we were approaching the end, but it is still sad to see it come. To celebrate the letter Z, I wanted to share some of my photos of zebras. It wasn’t until our third camp, in the Okavango Delta, where we finally came across some zebras. And to be honest, I had forgotten all about them. I was so excited to see elephants, lions, hippos, leopards, crocodiles…the list goes on. Then we found some zebras and wow. They are amazing animals. Beautiful and graceful. But we didn’t get to see many of them and that was a disappointment.


At our fourth and last camp outside the Central Kalahari Game Reserve we hit the zebra motherload.

They were even visible right from my tent.

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About TBM

TB Markinson is an American who's recently returned to the US after a seven-year stint in the UK and Ireland. When she isn't writing, she's traveling the world, watching sports on the telly, visiting pubs in New England, or reading. Not necessarily in that order. Her novels have hit Amazon bestseller lists for lesbian fiction and lesbian romance. She cohosts the Lesbians Who Write Podcast (lesbianswhowrite.com) with Clare Lydon. TB also runs I Heart Lesfic (iheartlesfic.com), a place for authors and fans of lesfic to come together to celebrate lesbian fiction.
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43 Responses to Z is for Zebra

  1. Middle was just telling me they saw baby zebras at the Safari park we have here and that the stripes were still brown and not black, yet. I didn’t even realize that they don’t turn black until they are bigger.

    • TBM says:

      I would love to see a baby zebra. I don’t think I ever have, not even at a zoo. Interesting about the brown stripes. It makes sense, but I never thought about it.

  2. Such beautiful creatures, you really were so lucky! Love that last shot of them in the water.

  3. wolke205 says:

    Zebras are amazing, I totally love your photos! 🙂

  4. Wow, I can’t even imagine what a thrill it would be to camp right in the middle of such amazing wildlife. That would be the thrill of a lifetime and maybe a tiny but scary too :). I love the first photo – he looks like he’s saying, “hey what are you lookIng at?!?!”

  5. Fergiemoto says:

    Somehow I knew you would have some great zebra photos! Awesome!

  6. fgassette says:

    A beautiful animal that you took amazing photos of.


  7. love seeing them at the water like that. What a precious memory for you.


  9. scrapydo says:

    Lovely! When I visited Etosha in Namibie way back in 1974 there were thousands of zebra moving from the water hole early morning back to the veld where they were grazing

  10. Myra GB says:

    Amazing photos as always, TBM. perfect indeed for the letter Z. 🙂

  11. Elisa says:

    Your posts always amaze me! Wonderful!

  12. zelmare says:

    What a lovely view you had from your tent… Love the pics. 🙂

  13. That is so cool! I love it 🙂

  14. Loved seeing the Zebras:) Thank you for sharing! Love your blog and look forward to your posts:)

  15. Rosa says:

    I am sure he will come up with something new.
    they are all really great but to me your last picture is the most beautiful

  16. frizztext says:

    we’ll start next Tuesday with “A” again!

  17. Valentina says:

    I love to use animal prints every where only if they are reproductions. Often time my clients ask me to use real animal skin in their décor and I refuse.

  18. pagesofjulia says:

    Wonderful! I just got to see the African safari photos taken by some family friends last month, and OH how impressive all the animals – and the zebras are certainly among the most striking. Thanks for sharing.

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