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Wildlife & Water in Africa

Life flows from the continent’s rivers, lakes and waterholes.

White lion, blue water.

On arid lands like Namibia’s Etosha National Park, life revolves around waterholes.

Kenya’s Lake Baringo serves up breakfast for this hungry Goliath heron.

Elephants, like people, are drawn to water for cooling comfort and relaxation.

Lesser flamingos flock to Kenya’s lakes to feast on plentiful algae.

Specially adapted hooves give these red lechwes an edge over predators in swampy terrain.

Baboons lick a lot of rocks for a tiny taste of salt deposited by lapping waves along Lake Tanganyika’s shore.

Even at rest, these Serengeti lions stick close to the waterhole. Return to Africa.

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