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Nick Sims

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Nick always had a love for nature. Growing up in Johannesburg, the annual family trip to the bush (particularly the Kruger Lowveld region of South Africa) became an escape from city life. When he and his brother weren't physically in the bush, they ...

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Marinda Drake
Master Tracker

Stunning pics Nick. Love the sunrise.

Francesca Doria
Senior Digital Ranger

Hi Nick it’s always difficult to choose a picture. .. the peacefulness shared with the Xinzele female and the lion cub win this time! I always pick up sunsets but these make me forget of a bad day. Thank you!

Victoria Auchincloss
Digital Tracker

thank you for all the gorgeous pictures. love the lions est hung the sleeping rhino! Victoria

Linda Mansell
Explorer

Wonderful photos and atmosphere …. love the variety of big and small especially the sleepy rhino and the lion!

Sande Olocho
Explorer

As a birder, I found the tawny eagle and crowned lapwing to be quite something. And the lapwing especially.

Kara Taylor
Digital Tracker

Great pictures! I loved the leopard hanging over the branch, the Xinzele female leopard and the crowned lapwing that was full of courage! Question : those ostrich chicks are they from the same clutch that was born and documented on the blog not too long ago… There seemed to be more like 13 or so I think…are they down to only 5?

Nick Sims
Contributor

Hi Kara!
To be honset, I wasn’t here when the ostrich blog pictures were taken so I can’t be sure. I assume they’re the same family but there is a chance that there are more than one sets of ostrich chicks around. Hopefully these five little ones survive

Thanks Nick for taking us back to the interesting and intriguing Londolozi Bush!!!

Chelsea Allard
Senior Digital Ranger

I especially like the lapwing and her nest.

Ron Platt
Explorer

Xinzele: What a nice kitty at peace or is that “I’ll have a piece of YOU!”

BEAUTIFUL PHOTOS, TINYO AS ALWAYS MAGNIFICENT

Doug Hammerich
Senior Digital Ranger

What a fabulous, bird book-worthy photo of the lapwing and her nest!

Paul Canales
Digital Tracker

Lovely gallery this week Nick! The Xinzele female photograph is especially captivating!

Joan Schmiidt
Master Tracker

Nick, pics, love sunrise🤗 the cub lioness, I saved the xinzele female, I saved the rhino, I also saved the chick behind the Ostrich

Christa Blessing
Senior Digital Ranger

Beautiful photos. I love the lapwing defending his clutch of eggs especially.

Denise Vouri
Guest contributor

So enjoyed the variety of photos this week. The face of the Xinzele female is stunning!

Cally Staniland
Senior Digital Ranger

Stunning photos again Nick!! Can’t decide as all brilliant… but think the crowned lapwing wins. ☺️🙏💕

Linda Deutsch
Explorer

Absolutely stunning photos. What a great week.
Stay well and safe all.

Darlene Knott
Digital Tracker

What a terrific TWIP!!!I love all the photos, especially the rhino sleeping in front of the lions, the .Birmingham male in the beautiful sun, the Xinzele leopard, the male ostrich and chicks, and the adorable little Ntsevu cub!

Jennifer Horne
Explorer

Nick they are stunningly beautiful photos. Love your composition work. My favourites are the crowned lapwing with nest and the leopard draped over the branch although I also love the rhino and the Flat Rock male.

Michael and Terri Klauber
Guest contributor

Thanks Nick! We loved the update and especially the Lapwing protecting the nest! Interesting how the egs blend in. Really nice images of the Xinzele female and of course the Ntsevu cub!

Marcia Parker
Explorer

Wonderful week in pictures! The photo stand outs for me are the lapwing with her eggs, that powerful stance of the Flat Rock male, showing the size juxtaposition of the white rhino and lion, and the majesty of the Birmingham male lion.

Jutta Mielke Nestle
Guest contributor

Wonderful pictures , changing of the colours with a lot of green, cool

Linda Rawles
Senior Digital Ranger

Just what I needed today as I have such angst over Tuesday in AZ.

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