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photoblog image Hide-and-seek, the Red Hartbeest way
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great shot Louis... they blend in well... their antlers look like they have a good defense from predictors....petersmile
Louis: Thanks peter. Their great defense is that they can run quite fast.
  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 2 Nov 2016, 02:37
Wonderful stuff, Louis!
Louis: Thank you Ray.
Superbe ! Ils se croyaient bien cachés.
Louis: Merci, Martine. Je pense que vous avez raison, sur ce qu'ils pensent.
Very nice, Louis!!
Louis: Thank you Elizabeth.
A super shot Louis.
Louis: Thanks a lot, Frank.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 2 Nov 2016, 06:30
Well if you have those vertical horns hiding can be rather difficult
Louis: Like a stooge hiding behind a lamp post, I guess smile
  • Lisl
  • England
  • 2 Nov 2016, 06:47
I love it, Louis
Louis: Thank you, Lisl
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 2 Nov 2016, 07:35
Maar jij hebt ontdekt hen - geen gevaar voor hen!
Louis: Nee, ik ben geen gevaar voor de antilopen. Schieten doen ik alleen met de Canon.
Simply wonderful Louis!
Louis: Thank you Richard.
Pretending they are hat stands
Louis: Heh, heh. Improbable, but not impossible, Bill.
  • blackdog
  • United Kingdom
  • 2 Nov 2016, 09:24
I thought it was birds craning their necks at first.
Louis: Their horns have a bit of a funny shape, I agree blackdog.
Your lovely spring flowers make a great playground and background to your hartbeests.
Louis: This picture was taken Jan 2015, which is mid-summer of a good year - good, being a good rainfall. The tall grasses are lush and green and summer's grassland flowers are in full swing. Unfortunately, the purple flowers are pom-poms - an alien invader. The area of SA where I live, doesn't have a dramatic spring, but we have glorious summers, when the rainfall is good. Spring flowers in our gardens will be mostly domesticated plants. SA has 8 biomes - some have beautiful spring flower shows, like the Nama Karoo as shown in these pictures https://za.pinterest.com/pin/367817494537526291/
Fine shot, Louis - but if the Hartbeest think they're hidden... smile
Louis: Thank you Tom. Like a beer belly trying to hide behind a telephone pole...
I thought that these were people standing on their heads Louis.
Louis: You had me thinking of the beanie people (almost stick-like figures), who can do hand-stands with feet pointing in different directions.
amusing title, Louis. a fantastic shot of these remarkable creatures in those surroundings.
Louis: Thank you Ayush. It is a beautiful area.

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