MAIN IMAGE: These magnificent antelopes create a perfect mirror effect as they lock horns in a fierce battle for water in the parched desert. The dominant bull gemsbok showed off his authority by standing guard over one of the scarce waterholes, preventing the rest of his herd from drinking.
That is, until a plucky challenger stepped up for a fight.
Photographer Michael Heramb, 57, said the clash of the beasts' horns echoed like thunder across Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, in South Africa. SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.
Pictured: MAIN IMAGE: The mirrored effect is created when the antelope lock horns.