Hooved animals or ungulates, are truly the "ships of the plains" within the animal kingdom. Diverse in size, shape, and color, they all share the burden of grazing a living out of the plains and woodlands, pursued by predators and battered by the weather. Apart from their beauty, one can only be amazed by their endurance.

Zebra Portrait No.1 - Okavango Delta, Botswana

Zebra Portrait No.1 - Okavango Delta, Botswana

Zebra Portrait No.1 - Okavango Delta, Botswana (B&W)

Zebra Portrait No.1 - Okavango Delta, Botswana (B&W)

Sunset Silouhette

Sunset Silouhette

Greater Kudu Portrait - Okavango Delta, Botswana

Greater Kudu Portrait - Okavango Delta, Botswana

Bull Impala - Okavango Delta, Botswana

Bull Impala - Okavango Delta, Botswana

Mother Impala and Fawn - Okavango Delta, Botswana

Mother Impala and Fawn - Okavango Delta, Botswana

Waterbuck Herd - Okavango Delta, Botswana

Waterbuck Herd - Okavango Delta, Botswana

Above it All - Serengeti Plains, Tanzania

Above it All - Serengeti Plains, Tanzania

A Long Drink - Okavango Delta, Botswana

A Long Drink - Okavango Delta, Botswana

The Migration - Serengeti Plains, Tanzania

The Migration - Serengeti Plains, Tanzania

New to the Herd

New to the Herd

Cape Buffalo - - Serengeti Plains, Tanzania

Cape Buffalo - - Serengeti Plains, Tanzania

King Elk and His Queen - Yellowstone NP, Wyoming

King Elk and His Queen - Yellowstone NP, Wyoming

Looking for a Fight - Yellowstone NP, Wyoming

Looking for a Fight - Yellowstone NP, Wyoming

Wild in the Flowers - Yellowstone NP, Wyoming

Wild in the Flowers - Yellowstone NP, Wyoming

Early Morning Elk - Nat'l Elk Refuge, Wyoming

Early Morning Elk - Nat'l Elk Refuge, Wyoming

Yearling Moose - Grand Teton NP, Wyoming

Yearling Moose - Grand Teton NP, Wyoming

Watchful Mother - Grand Teton NP, Wyoming

Watchful Mother - Grand Teton NP, Wyoming

The Old Warrior - Yellowstone NP, Wyoming

The Old Warrior - Yellowstone NP, Wyoming

Locomotive Breath - Yellowstone NP, Wyoming

Locomotive Breath - Yellowstone NP, Wyoming