Tanzania & Kenya 1988 - maui-mike
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A dominant bull (extreme left side of photo) sees off a smaller rival, instigating a violent chase shortly after I snapped this picture. When in their home waters, males are extremely territorial and instantly chase off any outsiders who might challenge their dominance. Lake Manyara, Tanzania.

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