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Your pictures: Memories of Etosha

Lion and buck in background in Etosha

Hanneh Riley is amongst BBC News website readers who have sent in their pictures from Namibia's Etosha National Park which celebrates its centenary this month.

Leopard in Etosha

Zoe Roden has just returned from Etosha where she was lucky to spot a young leopard stalking a black-faced impala.

Lion in Etosha

Safari guide Sam McConnell will not forget "sleeping under the stars and listening to the lions roar, the zebra bark and occasionally waking up with a honey badger sleeping on me".

Elephants in Etosha

He says there is a legend about an animal graveyard at Etosha's centre. David Gommeren, who took this photo, had to abort his trip when his 4X4 broke down.

Zebras drinking in Etosha

Sabina Blackbird says the highlight was the waterholes where much synchronised drinking appears to happen.

Oryx drinking in Etosha

Families tend to drink together. Sarah Williams captured these Oryx drinking in unison.

Zebra donkey in Etosha

Aine & Ron Hickey captured what looks like a cross between a zebra and a donkey during their recent visit to the park.

Birds nest in Etosha

Rohan White says this "immense communal bird nest that impressed me almost as much as the animals visiting the waterhole nearby".

Sunset in Etosha

This shot of a spectacular sunset with a silhouetted giraffe was sent in by Carol Butler.

Giraffe in Etosha

This close up of giraffe looking out over the vast park which a vast saltpan at its centre was taken by Alex Songer.



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