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Gazella granti II


Gazella granti II
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Copyright: Ferran J Lloret (ferranjlloret) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 791 W: 53 N: 2113] (10340)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-07
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon EOS 30 D, Canon EF 100-400 mm F4.5-5.6L IS USM
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/300 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Mammals of Africa [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-02-03 4:32
Viewed: 5638
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Crying by Kenya

The Grant's gazelle stands 30-36 inches up to the shoulder and weighs 100-145 pounds It's coat is beigy orange back with a white belly. The Grant's Gazelle looks similar to a Thomson's Gazelle except it has lyre-shaped horns are stout at the base, clearly ringed and measuring 18 to 32 inches long.
Is found in East Africa and lives in open grass plains and frequently found in bushy savannas; it avoids areas that has high grass. The most common predators of the Grant's Gazelle are Cheetahs and African Wild Dog. Humans also tend to hunt gazelles.

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This photo is taken in Buffalo Springs National Reserve.


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Excellent shot of this gazelle - good pose, frame and details!

Very elegant animal and well captured composition! Good light and detail! Bravo! Cheers, Klaus

Hello Ferran,
Beautiful image. Good light. Wonder when it is taken...
I like the tonal curve and colours.
Well done
TFS
Annick

beautiful, but isn't it too sharpened ? TFS Ori

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