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... and pick up a 14 day old ostrich chicks. Their feathers aren't nearly as soft as their parents. We toured with the same German couple from Cologne we had met at our B & B in Knysna. It's a small world. The tour included standing on a clutch of eggs, watching an ostrich race and learning that one egg is the same size as 24 chicken eggs. Ostrich feathers are made into dusters but we resisted bringing a couple home for our sons to dust ...
... as he animatedly started each speech with “Ladies, gentlemen, children and guys, let me tell you…”. After the caves, we stopped at an Ostrich Farm for lunch (no ostrich meat, just a picnic of bread, ham and cheese). The ostriches were fairly amusing as they check you out with their beady eyes. We thought they were friendly coming to us but then ...
... me, nor is it possible to say how excited I was to have the opportunity to work with big cats again. I hope the photos show just how much fun I had!
We were dropped off by the BazBus in Mac Donalds. The bus was an hour and a half earlier so we had to hang around for our pick up. We were welcomed straight away by a smiley Bianca and Tamz, our volunteer co-ordinators. The warm welcome then continued when we got into the minibus with some ...
... foundation -- and on the certainty that the nation will continue to pay for that injustice, in various ways, for a long time.
Leaving Knysna we tried the supposedly scenic secondary gravel road to George, but it wasn't scenic enough to justify the roughness, and we bailed out to Sedgefield. This turned out to be a great decision, because at the old railway station now called Steam and Whistle's, in this small town with an ...
... along with some rose petals which they loved. i have a new favorite Lemur called King Julian but i like to call him Snaggle tooth as he has over grown incisors that make him look like a vampire :) cute. Our last task before lunch was to collect some spring boom branches for the lemurs. After lunch we did some enrichment with two cheetahs Mickey and Misty. We smothered a cardboard box with meat juice and blood be ...
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Cnr. Baron von Rheede and Van Der Riet Streets, Oudtshoorn | 4 star hotelfrom $81
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