15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
In danger

The number of Southern Ground-Hornbills outside formally protected areas in South Africa is declining due to loss and transformation of habitat, poisoning, persecution and electrocution. The species is listed as globally Vulnerable and have been uplisted to Endangered in 2014 in South Africa.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Kruger National Park, South Africa
Camera: NIKON D5100
Copyright: © Gabriella Kiss Dr