Rare Photo of a Bushbuck
A bushbuck standing in a thicket is virtually invisible as long as it remains motionless!
On the Sabie river we came around a corner and surprised a bushbuck who was away from the thicket. He froze which is his standard reaction to a predator being near.
At night time its disruptive white markings help to conceal it from lions and hyenas who might be passing nearby. Once he is spotted a bushbuck races for the nearest cover. Then he becomes virtually invisible.
Calves dropped in dense cover, do not accompany their mothers into the open. They remain in the thicket for up to four months. The mother attends the baby regularly until it matures.
The creative design of our heavenly father is amazing. It is something to watch a bushbuck return to the thicket and disappear.
John 1:18 (NIV84)
No one has ever seen God, but God the One and Only, e f who is at the Father’s side, has made him known.
Cathy and Danny Sartin
e Or the Only Begotten
f Some manuscripts but the only (or only begotten) Son
The Holy Bible: New International Version (Jn 1:18). (1984). Zondervan.
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Four decade veteran of youth ministry in churches, Youth For Christ and now is the Founder and Executive Director of Deeper Still Missions. Danny and his wife Cathy spend most of their time mentoring missionaries in Africa, Europe, Central America and North America. Future opportunities include South America and the Asia Pacific area.