POEM: Bad Reputation

Hey there, Mister Buffalo,

They say you’re mean, but I don’t know.

As far as I’m able to tell,

under the joylessness you’re really swell.

Your persona has been besmirched

by men who shot you from a perch,

and had to follow you, wounded, into the tall grass.

DAILY PHOTO: Cape Buffalo with Egret

Taken at Amboseli National Park in May of 2017

DAILY PHOTO: Big Beasts Wading in the Marsh

Taken on June 26, 2017 at Amboseli National Park

DAILY PHOTO: Portrait of a Cape Buffalo

Taken on June 21, 2017 at Chobe National Park in Botswana

 

DAILY PHOTO: Wildlife of Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park

Zebra; Taken on June 17, 2017

 

Crocodile on the shore

 

Impala

 

Cape Buffalo

 

Wildebeest

 

Fighting Baboons

 

Hippo

 

Warthog

 

Monitor

 

Bee Eater

 

Giraffe