Christopher J Stacey

Panthera Leo

The mane of the adult male lion, unique among cats, is one of the most distinctive characteristics of the species.

Confidence

An approaching Lion on an early morning game drive, we had to manoeuvre to let him past.

Lioness Yawn

The lion (Panthera leo) is one of the big cats in the Felidae family and a member of genus Panthera. This Lioness was yawning as we stumbled up her on an early morning game drive.

Yawning

A lion just woken up and Yawning with a broken teeth.

Sunset Brothers

Two Lion brothers at sunset, watching the grasslands as the sun sets out on a game drive.

Father and Daughter

Lion and Lioness cub out hunting, looking around as we passed on a game drive in South Africa

Africa's Apex

Male Lion, walking past following the pride out hunting as sunsets over the plains.

Deep in Thought?

Hunter

A Lion out on a Hunt. Lalibela Game reserve, south Africa.

Prowl

A Lioness, walking past while searching for Prey, we stumbled upon her while driving back to camp, after a game drive.

Stalk

The jaguar (Panthera onca) is a big cat, a feline in the Panthera genus, and is the only extant Panthera species native to the Americas. The jaguar is the third-largest feline species after the tiger and the lion, and the largest in the Americas.

Panthera Onca

The jaguar (Panthera onca) is a big cat, a feline in the Panthera genus, and is the only extant Panthera species native to the Americas. The jaguar is the third-largest feline species after the tiger and the lion, and the largest in the Americas.

Grazing in the Rain

The white rhinoceros or square-lipped rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) is the largest extant species of rhinoceros. It has a wide mouth used for grazing and is the most social of all rhino species.

Sunshine Siesta

A White Rhino sleeping in the late afternoon sun, South Africa.

Mono Rhino

Nibble

The giraffe (Giraffa) is a genus of African even-toed ungulate mammals, the tallest living terrestrial animals and the largest ruminants. The genus currently consists of one species.

Waddle

African Penguins, Walking in a gang, heading for the beach.

From Above

The African penguin (Spheniscus demersus), also known as the jackass penguin and black-footed penguin is a species of penguin, confined to southern African waters. It is also widely known as the "jackass" penguin for its donkey-like bray,

Eyes

The ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) is a large strepsirrhine primate and the most recognized lemur due to its long, black and white ringed tail.

"Pin Monkey"

The tufted capuchin (Sapajus apella), also known as brown capuchin, black-capped capuchin, or pin monkey is a New World primate from South America

Squirrel

Squirrel monkeys are New World monkeys of the genus Saimiri. They are the only genus in the subfamily Saimirinae. The name of the genus is of Tupi origin

Eye Contact

The vervet monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus), or simply vervet, is an Old World monkey of the family Cercopithecidae native to Africa.

Macaw

The blue-and-yellow macaw (Ara ararauna), also known as the blue-and-gold macaw, is a large South American parrot with blue top parts and yellow under parts.

Tauraco persa

The Guinea turaco (Tauraco persa), also known as the green turaco, is a species of turaco, a group of near-passerines birds. It is found in forests of West and Central Africa, ranging from Senegal east to DR Congo and south to northern Angola

Psittacus

Psittacus is a genus of African parrots in the subfamily Psittacinae. It contains the two species: the grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus) and the Timneh parrot (Psittacus timneh).

Rooibaadjie

A koppie foam grasshopper or rooibaadjie, is a species of grasshopper in the family Pyrgomorphidae indigenous to Africa. The name "foaming grasshopper" derives from the insect's ability to produce a toxic foam from its thoracic glands.

Breathe.

A Southern Right Whale, surfacing to breath out. Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape, South Africa.

Dripping Fluke

The southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) is a baleen whale, one of three species classified as right whales belonging to the genus Eubalaena. Approximately 10,000 southern right whales are spread throughout the southern part of the Southern Hemisphere.

Charge

Follow the Leader

Hippo Fight

Sol

Enjoying a sunset, at the end of a game drive, with a sundowner. Perfect end to a day in South Africa.

Sunset and Clouds

Enjoying a sunset, at the end of a game drive, with a sundowner. Perfect end to a day in South Africa.