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zebras sparring, Masai Mara, Kenya
November 7, 2012

Zebras, Kenya

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I was lucky enough to see these two fighting zebras while crossing the Masai Mara in Kenya. We stopped our vehicle and watched as the two zebras bit, kicked, and otherwise pestered each other. The two crossed our path and then started kicking violently. I followed the pair and was able to capture this moment just before they split up and went their separate ways.

(This photo and caption were submitted to the 2012 National Geographic Photo Contest.)

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Photograph by Justin Bowen
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