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... very inquisitive. They have such big feet and only 2 toes. 3 were all grey which makes me wonder if what I thought were emus (saw more today) were in fact ? juvenile Ostriches!! Just after I left them they got fed so they were probably hoping for food. Gorgeous grasses, trees and seed pods. Monkey ran up road past me. Workers cycled past me. There is a huge golden orb spider near restaurant. Wine on deck listening to sounds of the African bush. As I write this I can ...
In the evenings we went hippo hunting in the car. St Lucia gets lots of hippos wandering in the town as it’s so close to the estuary. No-one walks around at night because between the crocodiles and the hippos it’s not all that safe! We easily found some hippos and were amazed at the size of them! Their tummys hang to the floor and again they seem just too big to be veggies! The next evening we were playing cards and 2 hippos walked right along ...
... of underwater reefs which are home to brightly colored fish and corals.
We stayed in the village of Saint Lucia. If you want to view wildlife in Africa you stay in lodges or tents in the parks or preserves, These lodges range in cost from average to very expensive. An alternative is to stay in neighboring villages with good accommodations. Not all parks/preserves have this option.
... and identity, each of the dogs in the pack has a name, like JoJo or Roico or Cider. The two alpha dogs ( named Neo and Moses) had been collared, so our daily routine included tracking the pack with radio telemetry and physically observing the pack whenever possible. An identity kit for the pack had already been created by previous volunteers and the staff monitor at our camp, but it was our task to update the identity kit to include photos, ...
... which is quoted here:
"Never dangle your legs, toes, backside or any other part of your anatomy in the water... A crocodile is unable to distinguish what is acceptable prey and what is not. All it sees is food, bikini-clad or not, it is all the same to the crocodile."
That certainly gave us pause for a nervous chuckle. But we really started smiling once we got out onto the wetlands, ensconced on a boat which kept all parts ...
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