In 2012 Liz Dahler traveled to Kenya and Tanzania, on an African safari and in 2013 to Namibia, Africa, to enable networking technology and teach elementary school teachers how technology can enhance and expand learning. Both of these experiences left lasting impressions. This collection of images provides a close up look into the Wild Animals of Africa. You are invited to take a few moments to engage with each photo and imagine the thoughts going through the minds of these beautiful creatures. Is the animal a ‘watcher’ or ‘being watched?’ Sometimes it’s not what the photographer sees, but what is seen of the photographer. What is the emotion you observe? Do you see a human-like expression? Genetic comparisons of baboons and humans identify us sharing 94% of our genes. With this photo collection, Liz’s goal is to uncover the common bond so together we can help protect endangered wildlife species.