Two lionesses avoid the sharp horns of a buffalo in an attempt to take down their powerful prey. Photo credit: Dana Allen
The impala is one of South Luangwa’s most agile antelopes. When startled or escaping predators, it can leap distances that span 10 meters long and 3 meters high. Photo credit: Dana Allen
Three giraffes become entangled during a spar—a common practice among males trying to establish dominance. Photo credit: Dana Allen
The bond between a mother elephant and its calf can be impenetrable, with females traveling in the same herd throughout their entire lives. Photo credit: Dana Allen
Elephants traverses the Luangwa Valley in search of food. These enormous mammals are agile in water and can use their trunks as snorkels when crossing deep rivers. Photo credit: Dana Allen
While African wild dogs are becoming increasingly rare, conservation and research efforts in South Luangwa are allowing these endangered species to once again thrive in the region. Photo credit: Dana Allen
A pack of African wild dogs crosses the Kapamba River in pursuit of prey. Photo credit: Dana Allen
A lion cub in South Luangwa practices its infant roar. Photo credit: Dana Allen
A lion crosses the Kapamba River, surveying the territory that belongs to his pride. Photo credit: Dana Allen
Elephants and lions live peacefully side-by-side in South Luangwa, where abundant vegetation and clear waters provide bountiful nourishment for the resident wildlife. Photo credit: Dana Allen
South Luangwa is known as one of the best places in all of Africa to spot wild leopards. Photo credit: Dana Allen
When challenged, a leopard will snarl, hiss, and growl in order to deter the potential threat. Photo credit: Dana Allen
A leopard scans the plains for prey in preparation for the nighttime hunt. Photo credit: Dana Allen
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