.... tells a story.
The story behind this picture begins on an early morning drive in the Kruger and the very first time I saw a male baboon carry a baby - the guide explained it is the alfa male and he is carying his son as the following leader to give him confidence, I suppose it was exactly that confidence that cost him his life - he strayed just too far off the protection of his dad and one single inpatient tourist took his life.... what I witnessed next nearly broke my heart - the dad making soft encouring noises, then grooming the dead baby end then kept poking him to encourage him to get up and kling on so that the troop can move on, hours later when we passed the scene again there was no sing of the baby the only witness to the tragedy was the bloodstained tarmac.....

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