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As a young boy growing up on an agricultural farm in Zimbabwe, Sean spent every opportunity entertaining himself outdoors, camping in the local nature reserve and learning about all facets of the natural world. After completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental ...

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What a fantastic video, Sean. First this wonderful herd of elephants. I could also watch them for hours, especially the antics of the youngsters.
And then this great sighting and the close ups of the chameleon . Wonderful!

Thank you so much, Christa. It was such an amazing scene of the elephants drinking.

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Good stuff..particularly cham sequence

Thank you so much, Jim.

This is certainly one of my favorite pastimes , watching a herd of elephants around water, especially when there are little ones in the group. Sometimes watching the adults use their cooling off techniques, leads me to believe I am watching a film in slow motion, as their every movement is slow and deliberate. However the best scene, is watching really young elephants get down into the mud or water and just roll around, playing with each other by pushing or kicking. But then you discovered the chameleon in the road, and your Macro images/video is stunning. I found the contraction of the pupils fascinating as well as seeing each eye operate independently. Thanks for providing us with a light and happy Sunday morning video!

I also love watching elephants around the water. I am so glad you enjoyed the chameleon sequence it was stunning to watch it.

Sean so close up with the chameleon was absolutely awesome, to see those eyes operating individually is really fascinating. The elephants are always a great treat, especially the little ones rolling in the sand and playing with each other. That was quite a huge herd and a fantastic experience to see them enjoying themselves in the water and cooling themselves down.

Thank you so much, Valmai. The chameleon was so awesome to spend time with.

Sean, First you wowed us with a wonderful elephant sighting… then your photographic and video talents kicked-in with the Chameleon! Just incredible – thanks!

Thank you so much, Michael and Terri. They were both such visually appealing scenes.

Beautiful! Slow creatures video this week. The chamaleon deserves a full photo gallery!

Thank you so much, Francesca.

Wow! That video was amazing! Loved every moment. Of course the elephants but the chameleon blew me away – I suddenly want to know everything about them – how fascinating!! Interesting too that it is going so slowly, when you’d think it would just skitter away.

Thank you so much, Kara. Chameleons are amazing little animals.

Hey Sean,
I look forward to these videos near bouts every week.. first question, about the chameleon. First, has his “feet”evolved to what they are today, as they seem like they have been bitten off.. and then on your closer look, you see just how they are formed which is amazing. and second, is the light whitish section behind the eye a flap, or just lighter coloring for some reason.. ear? just wondering if you know.. I surely can with the help of google look it up. Hope all is well with you and the Londolozi family.
As for the elephant, my next trip I will ask to see a large herd at the watering hole… if possible… how spectacular.

Hi Jackie, I hope you are well. The feet of a chameleon has evolved so well to help them climb into trees, where they spend most of their time. The flap that you are speaking about is just a flap, that is where they get their name “Flap-necked Chameleon” from.

Awwww the ellies were beautiful! I’ve never noticed the little claws on chameleons! How their brain works looking in two different directions at the same time is baffling! Fun day 🙂

Chameleons are such awesome little animals and so fascinating.

What a treat to find the elephant herd at the Sand River! As you said, so much to see and a wealth of behaviors to observe. My favorite today was the wonderful close-up of the chameleon! They are such unique animals. I love the way he froze and we were able to see him up close and personal. The eyes are fascinating to watch and such life-savers for the species. I could happily watch all day. Thank you for a grand post.

The chameleon definitely made my life easy by staying so still for so long.

Just amazing observing the BIG and the small! loved all the wrinkles and pigments in detail.

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