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    Posted April 20, 2014 by
    Kansas City, Missouri
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Wildlife photography

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    Wildlife Photography -- A True Passion & Ultimate Privilege, Vol. 3


    The process of editing and choosing images that best exemplify the true purpose of this project..."spectacular wildlife photography"...begs for a few more images from my extensive collection. May you enjoy and share in my excitement...!!!


    In case you missed the original "back story" or either of my first two reports, click on the below listed links:



    Image Notes

    1) African Wild Dog -- One of the endangered species of Africa. Sightings are rare and yet I was very lucky to capture them at dusk and large packs during the day while on a hunt. -- Botswana, Africa

    2) "Missy" Close Up -- As featured in my first report for this project, Missy is a unique and utterly majestic African leopard that I got to photograph for over two hours. -- Botswana, Africa

    3) Puffin in Flight -- Off shore from Reykjavik, Iceland

    4) African Lioness enjoying her dinner -- South Africa

    5) "The Committee" -- Imposing group of Cape Buffalo, West Cape, South Africa

    6) African Gazelle -- South Africa

    7) Orangutans -- Mother and baby in Sumatra, Indonesia

    8) Jack Ass Penguins -- Boulders Rock, Simon's Town, South Africa

    9) "African Bush Meeting" -- Wildebeest, Giraffe, and Zebras hanging out on a beautiful day -- South Africa

    10) Barracuda -- Akumal Beach Area, Riviera Maya, Mexico


    All images were taken by Doug Mackenzie, Owner of Mackenzie Images --,, Twitter: @mackenzieimages

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