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Happy Hippo Family Swimming in the Okavango Delta

While on a helicopter trip in the Okavango Delta I saw a hippo family swimming in the clear waters. The flood season reaches its peak in June. I have been there in May and there was abundant water and the animals were really enjoying it. After many trips to Sub Saharan Africa I can say I haven't seen more happy animals than in the Okavango Delta and the Chobe river. Water is life!

TAGS: Aerial, Botswana, Calf, Delta

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© Radu Zaciu.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2014
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 4, 2015, 4:05 a.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D800
Focal Length: 200mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2500
Aperture: f3.5
ISO: ISO320
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