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, Amboseli NP

Taken in May of 2017 in Amboseli National Park, Kenya

Egret, in white

Cape Buffalo

DAILY PHOTO: Creatures of Victoria Falls National Park

Impala — you can tell by the “M” on their backsides


Baby in a tree


Gazelle (I think a Puku Gazelle, but I’m no expert.)


Water Monitor




Baboon, mother and baby


Cape Buffalo


Taken in April of 2017 in Mosi-oa-Tunya (Victoria Falls) National Park; Zebra

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




Cape Buffalo




Fighting Baboons








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