A Loving Nudge: white rhinoceros mother and calf

White Rhinoceros at Imfolozi

"Peaceful Night" was published in the December 2012 issue of the BBC Wildlife magazine and describes how the white rhinoceros calf gave the mother a loving nudge. The loving nudge was also photographed! Two new pictures showing these true emotions, the bond these beautiful animals have.

 

 

White Rhinoceros mother and calf at Imfolozi

 

 

 

 The scene was shot using a Canon 5D MK2 combined with the EF400 F/4 DO IS lens at ISO 800, F/4 using shutter speed 1/25 or 1/30sec.  

 

 

Peaceful night

Peaceful Night GDT european wildlife photographer of the year 2012 quarter finalist

 

 

Peaceful Night is available as a fine-art print and can be licensed for reproduction through the photo archive.