13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Brown-Spotted Hyena at Etosha National Park
While watching giraffe, springbok, and zebra at a watering hole in Etosha National Park, I noticed an odd animal that I couldn't identify. It drank and then started walking toward the car. As it got closer and closer, I realized it was a brown-spotted hyena. Excitement is putting it lightly… I snapped away as the hyena came into a very close range. This is how I got this photography and loved the wet look of this odd but very interesting wild animal.
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||Nov. 29, 2015, 8:10 a.m.