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Dean de la Rey

Alumni Ranger

Dean was a guide at Londolozi from 2018 to 2022. He grew up in Johannesburg and it was from his very first trip to the bush at the age of two that he was captivated by this environment (he claims he can remember ...

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Marinda Drake
Master Tracker

Stunning images this week Dean. Love the last one of the Nkoveni female.

Darlene Knott
Master Tracker

Loved the photos this week, especially the Nkoveni female and oxpecker photos! Thanks for sharing such beautiful shots, Dean.

Vanessa Dean

Fabulous photos, just what I needed to take me into the weekend!

Andrew and Daniel Bolnick
Digital Tracker

Dean really good selections for this weeks feature. I especially enjoyed the Birmingham male listening for his Brothers

Joan Schmiidt
Master Tracker

Dean, I loved the photo of the male lion silhouette

Wendy Hawkins
Senior Digital Ranger

Stunning pictures, thanks Dean. Have a great weekend 😁

Great photos, Dean. I particularly enjoyed the beautiful black and white leopard looking out into space and the tawny eagle in the tangle of branches. Saki Joslin

Mary Beth Wheeler
Master Tracker

Love to see Nkoveni and her cub; seems that it’s been awhile! Great owl shot, Dean, as well as the bataleur – thanks!

Victoria Auchincloss
Master Tracker

Great to know that at Londolozi life goes on as nature dictates. Victoria

Chris Oden
Digital Ranger

Thank you so much!!!!

Denise Vouri
Guest contributor

You’ve done it again-a wonderful collection of beautiful images of both large and small creatures. Thanks for including the quote from David Attenborough as he is so on target about looking at our natural world and embrace it, but continue to question. Love your detail photos- elephant skin and little oxpeckers and of course the Nkoveni females. Cheers!

Bob and Lucie Fjeldstad
Master Tracker

Nice recap Dean! As you say, “All of these pictures are unique, captivating and enjoyable in their own way.”

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