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James Tyrrell


James had hardly touched a camera when he came to Londolozi, but his writing skills that complemented his Honours degree in Zoology meant that he was quickly snapped up by the Londolozi blog team. An environment rich in photographers helped him develop the ...

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What a beautiful set of pictures capturing the great variety of wildlife on a safari. Thanks James.

Love the birds!

Although the feature is called “The Week in Pictures”, and beautiful photos they are, I enjoy the accompanying narrative just as much.

Very complex ventilation system for the elephant.
It is totally amazing when an elephant is so close to the vehicle. Before my first visit, I had never thought of them as graceful.

Master Tracker

Super photos, the sandpiper, elephant calf, hoopoe and lion chasing impala would all go on my wall as would the Nkoveni female.

Sean and James, cracking photos

It was amazing to see how relaxed the elephant was, up close and personal with the vehicle.

Thoroughly enjoyed TWIP! It’s just the send off I had looked forward to as I fly out tomorrow, arriving Johannesburg some 33 hours later. Cameras and lenses are packed in their suitcase anticipating a lot of activity… perhaps Nkoveni will bring her cubs out for a viewing!! Lovely image of the African Hoopoe.

Lovely , the photos

So lovely to see two rhino bulls resting on the sand. Loved the tiny ele calf too gorgeous for words. Hopefully we will see the leopard cubs soon. The hoopoe is such a beautiful bird, one of my favourite birds. Beautiful foto of the elephant spraying dust on themself for prevention of flies and the sun. Good foto’s thanks James.

Hello! Beautiful pictures. We have hoopoe too then they migrate. We haven’t lions leopards and impala neither elephants… I can only admire your pictures!

Fabulous shots from what seems a perfect week of viewing James !! That baby Eli’s just makes your heart melt..doesn’t it 💖🙏

James, how is Finfoot doing with her eye injury?

Any news on the Ximpalapala female?

James would you be so kind and tell us how many toes does an african elephant have on their front foot, and how many toes on the back foot. Thanks James.

Thank you for another week in pictures!! love all the elephants but the second rhino I could not find! must need new glasses! bio

Great selection of photos this week James! Do you happen to know the sex ratio of the Ntsevu pride sub-adults by chance? I’ve seen conflicting numbers elsewhere.

Beautiful photos, especially of the Nkoveni female.

Terrific week of pictures James – loving all diversity of settings, images, and subjects!

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