A zebra mom and foal in Ngorongoro Crater, NCA, Tanzania. Nikon D500, Tamron 150-600mm lens, vibration reduction on, EV-1, f/9.5, ISO 800, 1/2000th sec., 600mm (900mm DX). ©2017 John M. Hudson.
Grey hornbills, a male and female pair, play outside my window in Moshi, Tanzania. They were loud and not at all shy. June 28, 2017. Nikon D500, Nikkor 18-200mm lens, vibration reduction on, EV -2, f/16, ISO 400, 1/180th sec., 200mm (300mm FX). ©2017 John M. Hudson
An inchworm measures a fence post at a neighbor’s farm. September 25, 2017. Nikon D500, Tamron 150-600mm lends handheld, VR on, f/6..3, ISO 600, 1/1,000th sec., 600mm DX (900 mm FX). ©2017 John M. Hudson
June 23, 2017. OK, everybody, are you ready? Awwwwwww. A nursing zebra colt in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. Nikon D500, Tamron 160-600mm G1, ISO 400, f/9.5, 1/180th per sec, 600mm (900mm FX). ©2017 John M. Hudson
Tickbirds do giraffes a big favor by delousing them. The problem is that they often hang on after their meal of parasites to enjoy an after-dinner drink of giraffe’s blood. June 23, 2017. Nikon D500, Tamron 150-600mm lens, VR on. 1/350th sec., f/8, ISO 900, 320mm (480mm FX). ©2017 John M. Hudson
Now there’s a tough nut to crack: A squirrel finds a perch on a knot high on a tree in our woods and takes a crack at opening a black walnut. Nov. 11, 2017. Nikon D500, Tamron 150-600mm G1 lens, f/6.3, 1/250th sec., ISO 1131, VR on, 600mm (900mm FX). ©2017 John M. Hudson
These young bull elephants are either seriously fighting or they’re playing. It’s so hard to tell with adolescents. Photo taken June 24, 2017, in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. Nikon D500, Tamron 150-600mm f8, 1/750th sec., ISO 400, 600mm (DX 900mm).