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Zebras At The Waterhole

In the Serengeti, Tanzania, I had the opportunity to watch a herd of zebras at a waterhole.

Zebras running to and from a waterhole in the Serengeti, Tanzania (Gordon Ross)

A slight movement in the water sends these guys into a panic. You don't want to get too close to a herd of zebras ... (Gordon Ross)

With predators on land (lions and leopards) and in the water (crocodiles), zebras are a nervous bunch and are constantly on the move. There is safety in numbers so the zebras move together, sometimes as if they were choreographed.  As they darted back and forth from the waterhole, I sat there with a long lens and shot away. During the dry season, you could spend days watching the activity around a waterhole.

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