South Africa is home to some of the most astounding creatures in the wold. From its graceful leopards, to its stunning birds, South Africa is paradise to those who can truly appreciate the breathtaking beauty of the country´s wildlife. The way in which these animals move so gracefully, their elegant furs, and their colorful feathers are some of the small details that makes it worth while flying across the world to admire with your very own eyes.
The following is a collection of some of the most astonishing photography of African wildlife, captured by Photographer Simone Lapin-Peregrini.
This female cheetah stands on top of a termite mound looking for prey at sunrise.
This female elephant explores her surroundings with her long trunk.
This 4 month-old leopard cub camouflages in tall the grass.
This adult Lilac-Breasted Roller bird stands on a colorful Wisteria tree in search of insects and rodents on the ground.
These two male lions rest next to each other at sunrise.
This dominant male lion patrols his territory at night.
This adult, female leopard rests on top of a tree at sunrise.
This two month old hyena pup relaxes outside of its den.
This female leopard feeds on a freshly caught impala.
These four zebras have a drink of water at sunrise.
Simone, is an Italian expat living in South Africa since 2012. He currently works as a Ranger and Translator at a private game drive lodge near Kruger National Park.
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Colombian, living and traveling the world (well- not so much at the moment) I am currently sharing my time between San Diego, CA and Albuquerque, NM.