Dressed for the occation is often a suitable phrase in the animal kingdom. What to us seems lika a random or beautiful costume, is often an elaborate and well tested method to hide, defend one self, or impress on the partner to be. Unfortunately, the legitimate owners of the most extraordinary custumes often become the victim of human vanity.
- Subject: Giraffe, Giraffa camelopardalis
- Location: Kruger National Park, South Africa
- Date: December 26 1998