This is the colour of drought:
The green thicket in the background has bare ground between the trees. The ‘grassland’ in the centre of the scene looks like this:
How can this sustain life, one cannot help wondering. Yet it does. Here a pair of Helmeted Guineafowl look out for something to eat:
While a Common Fiscal keeps its sharp eyes open for an insect or two that dares to move in its presence:
These photographs were taken in the Addo Elephant National Park.