Geology of an ancient porphyry copper deposit,
Karas region, Namibia
Friehauf - 2011
wildlife - part 1
|Gekkos hunted insects on the walls of the
buildings in camp.
|This plant contained a milky substance that
is a strong skin irritant.
|Milk dripping from broken stems of the
|Klipspringers apparently all liked to poop
in the same spot. I wondered how long poop piles like
this took to accumulate. I imagined klipspringers
waking up in the middle of the night, having to go to the
bathroom, and walk all the way over to the pile just to go
to the bathroom.
|Close-up of klipspringer poops.
|The den of an unknown creature with white
bones laying around.
|Some creatures, like this little hopper bug,
can be pretty well camouflaged.
|Another photo of the little rock hopper -
perhaps a little easier to spot in this photo.
|This beetle looks like a small round
pebble. It's easy to spot in this photo, but could be
much more deceptive when in more similar pebbles.
|This hyrax watched us from its rocky
|Some creatures were well-camoflaged, but
definitely something I wanted to be able to spot.
|In case you missed it, this is a photo of a
big, hairy scorpion about the size of the palm of your
hand. I was very surprised at how big these things