The Frog Eye View of Animals Drinking in the Great Rift Valley, Kenya

This is a “Frog Eye” view of animals drinking at a watering hole in the Great Rift Valley, Kenya.

This is a “Frog Eye” view of animals drinking at a watering hole in the Great Rift Valley, Kenya. This photoset was created by photographer Greg Du Toit. Greg du Toit was so determined to photograph wild lions drinking that he sat submerged in their watering hole for three months. And it came at a price for the photographer who was diagnosed with horrific tropical diseases bilharzia, malaria twice and several parasites, which he soaked up through the dirty water in the drinking hole. [via Telegraph]

The oppressive heat of the Great Rift Valley drove two lionesses to the water’s edge at sunset. Picture: GREG DU TOIT/ BARCROFT

In a final desperate effort 12 months later the 32-year-old decided to take the plunge and climbed into the murky pool with his camera – giving him a unique ‘frog’s eye view’ Picture: GREG DU TOIT/ BARCROFT

A ‘frog eye’ view of animals drinking at a watering hole in the Great Rift Valley, Kenya Images by Greg Du Toit of a life a watering hole in Africa: But it came at a price for the photographer who was diagnosed with horrific tropical diseases bilharzia, malaria twice and several parasites, which he soaked up through the dirty water in the drinking hole. Picture: GREG DU TOIT/ BARCROFT

Greg remained motionless for hours in the watering hole to capture the zebra herd’s cautious approach. Picture: GREG DU TOIT/ BARCROFT

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