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16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
White Rhinos in Madikwe Game Reserve South Africa

These two White Rhinos were located in Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West Province, South Africa and seen on an evening safari game drive. The front Rhino looking at the camera escaped a poacher as shown by a bullet wound in the left ear. This was a great opportunity to photograph these magnificent yet highly endangered animals in their natural habitat. Taking this photo also has given me the opportunity to show the reality of poaching on the wild Rhino population in Southern Africa and the importance to protect these animals.

TAGS: South Africa

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Leesburg, Virginia, United States of America
Member since 2018
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Marion Constante.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2018
Total Views: 12
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Sept. 15, 2018, 3:43 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D3400
Focal Length: 105mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f4.8
ISO: ISO280
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PHOTO LOCATION South Africa