Wildlife - carlos Antunes
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Etosha National Park, Namibia - Out 2016

What I like most about this picture is the contrast between the colorful giraffe and the dusty bush, resulting in this natural color isolation technique. It is very common to see bush areas entirely covered by this white dust.
 
Half the size of Switzerland, Etosha National Park is one of Africa’s largest nature reserves. It is located in the beautiful and desolate north-western reaches of Namibia in the Kunene region. 
 
The Etosha Park occupies an area of 22 270km², 4 590km² of which is taken up by the Etosha pan. In fact if the Etosha Pan was full today it would be the third largest lake in the world. Today the pan rarely holds water, due to climatic changes.
 
Etosha is named for its ashen appearance – ‘Etosha’ means ‘Great White Place’ in the Oshindonga language.  It is also sometimes referred to as the ‘place of dry water’.
 
In my opinion, the Etosha Park is one of the best places to view almost all of Africa’s wildlife, since during the dry season, the available water sources attract animals and birds in their tens of thousands, making it easy to pinpoint their whereabouts.