The Kglalagadi Transfrontier Park is situated largely in the southern section of the dry Kalahari Desert. Kgalagadi means "Place of Thirst". The terrain consists of red sand dunes, sparse vegetation, occasional trees, and the dry riverbeds of the Nossob and Auob rivers. The rivers are said to flow only about once per century. The incredible lighting was a result of the dust kicked up by the rest of the herd of Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus). These two animals, following the rest, were making their way from the water hole late one evening. The backlighting created the most marvellous mood.
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Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Kalahari Gemsbok Park, South Africa
Joan Ryder Rathband FRPS FPSSA