A Parabuthus capensis scorpion, or Cape thick-tailed scorpion adopts a defensive stance. These scorpions are nocturnal and live predominantly in burrows. De Hoop Nature Reserve.
A Pearl-spotted owl rests in a tree in the early morning hours. Mata Mata camp in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.
Colourfull vegetables are displayed outside a roadside farmstall along the R60 between Worcester and Roberston. A clever way to attract passing travellers.
A Bibrons Gecko hunts for insects in an old tree in the Mata Mata camp, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.
A flock of Sanderlings scurry along the shoreline feeding along the beach at low tide.
A newly born Cape Fur seal rests on a rock after suckling from its mother.
This "gang" of meerkats (Suricata suricatta) gets ready for the days scavenging, keeping a beady eye on the horizon and the sky.
11 December was International Mountain Day. Table Mountain is Cape Town's bastion and a globally recognised landmark.
As the sun brakes through the clouds over Blaauwberg Hill, the rusting coils of barbed wire are a stark reminder of Robben Islands history.