10 Portraits of African Wildlife

East Africa has one of the highest densities of wildlife on the planet. Here are 10 portraits of its wildlife, giving us an opportunity to see them in a different light.

A reticulated giraffe and its oxpecker friend in Samburu, Kenya.

The planet's largest land animal stands next to the marshes of Amboseli, Kenya.

A curious hippo emerges from the bushes at the Maasai Mara, Kenya.

A lioness basks in the sun at the Maasai Mara, Kenya.

An East African Oryx stands on the semi-arid plains of Samburu, Kenya.

The fastest land animal moves through the savannah of Amboseli, Kenya.

A vervet monkey looks down from its canopy home at Lake Nakuru, Kenya.

A zebra looks back at Lake Nakuru, Kenya.

A baby olive baboon holds on to its mother at Lake Nakuru, Kenya.

A Wahlberg's Eagle on its perch in the Serengeti, Tanzania.