Monkeys Up Close

More than once have I experienced the power and joy of a 70-300mm telephoto lens. Looking from afar, in South Africa's Kruger National Park, I couldn't even make out what these little creatures were — they even looked like they could have been penguins! But once I zoomed in, I could enjoy watching these locals monkeying around by the riverside.

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